Posted: Mon 13th Jun 2016

Magnitude 2 earthquake in Rhos on Sea recorded on Monday evening

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Monday, Jun 13th, 2016

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The British Geological Society have confirmed this morning the location of the minor earthquake felt in parts of north Wales last night. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

The epicentre of the magnitude 2 earthquake which was felt around 9.40pm on Monday was  Tan-y-Bryn Road in Rhos on Sea, about 50 metres from the Rhos on Sea Hickory’s Smokehouse. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

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A small earthquake shook parts of North Wales this evening around 10:42pm. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Several people tweeted and posted on Facebook about the tremor with reports ranging from Snowdonia up to Llandudno and across to Rhyl. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Currently there is no formal data on the British Geographical Survey however such minor quakes are usually logged after the information is processed.
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After Wrexham.com tweeted about it one of their readers got in touch direct, and had this feedback:
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