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Three small earthquakes recorded at Durness

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Image caption A 2.4 magnitude quake was previously recorded at Durness in 2013

Three small earthquakes have been recorded at Durness, the largest village in the remote north-western corner of Scotland.

The British Geological Survey recorded a 1.5 magnitude quake on Friday night and quakes of 1.4 and 2.4 in the early hours of Saturday.

A 2.4 magnitude earthquake was previously recorded at Durness in Sutherland in February 2013.

Small earthquakes are frequently recorded in the Highlands.

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