Minor earthquake recorded in Donegal

It has been confirmed that a minor eathquake struck Donegal last evening.

A number of people reported hearing an event shortly before midnight in the north of the county.

The British Geological Survey confirms that their equipment in Buncrana and Antrim recorded a magnitude 1.1 earthquake shortly before 10pm.

The quake’s measured depth was 3km, which is considered rather shallow.

David Galloway, from the British Geological Survey explains what happened last night:

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