Leighton Buzzard hit by 3.0 magnitude earthquake, Report

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Leighton Buzzard hit by 3.0 magnitude earthquake, Report
Leighton Buzzard hit by 3.0 magnitude earthquake, Report

The town of Leighton Buzzard has been hit by its third earthquake in two weeks, with residents claiming their houses “shook once again” around 9.30am on Tuesday.

The tremor was a magnitude 3.0 with a depth of 10km and hit north of Leighton Buzzard, in Bedfordshire, according to provisional details from the British Geological Survey.

The first mini quake happened on September 8, with hundreds of residents reporting they experienced tremors.

A minor 3.8 magnitude earthquake was logged at 9:45 am with the British Geological Survey, who said Leighton Buzzard was the epicentre.

Days later, on September 15, a 2.1-magnitude earthquake hit Leighton Buzzard again, this time at 11.20pm. And again, people in parts of MK could feel the tremor.

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