An earthquake struck Surrey overnight, the tremor hit Newdigate in Surrey 10 miles from Gatwick Airport at 3.42am.
The British Geological Survey (BGS) has said this is the fourth earthquake to hit the area in the last two weeks.
People woke up to the tremor and took to Twittter, @butt_michaela wrote on Twitter, “Anyone else get woken up by the whole house shaking in Leigh at 03.42am ?
#leigh #surrey #reigate #earthquake”
Was that a mini earthquake in Surrey #Surrey #Earthquake
— Darren Fox (@MrDarrenFox) February 27, 2019
James King, councillor for South Park and Woodhatch tweeted at 3.43am: “Was that an earthquake in Reigate just now?”
RT @GrowLikeGrandad: So there we have it, #earthquake confirmed by all local Real-time Seismograms. From Surrey to Sussex (Herstmonceux detector pictured). To shake rooms and wake people up, must be bigger than usual. #dorking #reigate #horley #crawley #… pic.twitter.com/chF1GIdSeG
— HorshamUK (@HorshamUK) February 27, 2019
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