5 biggest earthquakes in UK since 20th Century

There have been some earthquakes in the UK. Picture: Jane Barlow
There have been some earthquakes in the UK. Picture: Jane Barlow
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After Midlothian was rattled by an earthquake measuring 2.2 on the Richter Scale, here is a list of the five biggest earthquakes to be recorded in the UK since the start of the 20th Century.

5. Lincolnshire, 27th February 2008: 5.2 magnitude

This earthquake felt across large parts of the country and caused some structural damage near the epicentre.

4. Derby, 11th February 1957: 5.3 magnitude

3. Llyn Peninsula, Wales, 19th July 1984: 5.4 magnitude Felt across western Britain

2. North Sea, 24th January 1927: 5.7 magnitude

1. Dogger Bank, North Sea, 7th June 1932: 6.1 magnitude

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