Residents in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire reported feeling the quake and their “whole house shaking”. One Twitter user said: “As if there was just some sort of mini earthquake in Hertfordshire. My bed shook, my windows rattled I was scared for a second.”
Another said: “What the hell was that?! Felt like an earthquake in Bedfordshire. #2020 #earthquake”
One added: “The whole house just shook. Anyone know what just happened in Leighton Buzzard?”
A Twitter user posted: “I’m near Aylesbury and the whole house shook quite violently. Pretty disturbing.”
ITV News producer Marcus Chippindale tweeted from Leighton Buzzard: “Pretty sure we just had an earthquake at home. 2020 is not done with us yet.”
The epicentre of the quake was near Slough, in Berkshire.
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