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Earthquake hits Wales and England

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Wales and parts of England are Saturday afternoon rocked by an earthquake, with a strength of 4.4 on the Richter scale.

Especially in the south of Wales and in the Midlands was the quake felt. There would be no damage or victims are.

According to the British Geological Institute was the epicenter located at about twenty kilometres north-east of Swansea, at a depth of over seven kilometres.

The local police have a lot of calls about the quake. She calls on people to only call in case of damage or injuries.

An earthquake of such magnitude in the United Kingdom is quite rare, according to the BBC. That happens every two to three years.

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