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Dumfries hit by small earthquake

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By Fiona Reid

THERE was a small earthquake in Dumfries in the early hours of Monday, the British Geological Survey (BGS) has revealed.

The seismic event, with a magnitude of 1.4, had an epicentre just north west of the town.

The tremor happened shortly after 2.16 am and the source was around three killometres underground.

Did you experience the tremor? Contact [email protected]

The BGS, which recorded the tremor at sites including Eskdalemuir, are also inviting the public to submit any personal experiences to their website


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