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Wednesday, 27 February 2008

Earthquake felt in Dorset

The earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale shook England early on Wednesday morning.

One man was injured when a chimney fell through his bedroom ceiling and many homes and businesses were damaged by the tremor.

The quake's epicentre was near Market Rasen, in Lincolnshire, but people across England said they felt buildings shaking shortly before 1am. Many said the tremors had been strong enough to wake them.

READ MORE - Source: Bournemouth Daily Echo

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