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Nick - Web Team Nick - Web Team | 09:32 UK time, Friday, 5 October 2007

Colin from Burton, Rossett, has just been in touch to ask if others felt an earth tremor at 9.20am. He could not feel anything from inside his home but outside he could see the telephone poles and wires were bouncing and shaking. Now, other contributors have been in touch to say they felt the same thing - 20 miles away.

According to, we have tremors all the time and, in the main, they're 'no great shakes'.

But the British Geological Survey (BGS) have checked their records and tell my colleagues they can find no details of any earth tremors in the area. So what did our contributors experience?

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