Earthquake struck Cornwall ‘like a juggernaut had hit the house’
The British Geological Survey said a 2.7 magnitude hit Mount’s Bay at 12.50am on Sunday.
An earthquake has struck Cornwall, with one local reporting the impact was “like a juggernaut had hit the house”.
The British Geological Survey (BGS) said a 2.7-magnitude tremor shook the Mount’s Bay area at 12.50am on Sunday.
It posted on X, formerly Twitter: “The BGS have received reports from residents in Helston, Penzance and Camborne.
“Reports described ‘a moderate rumbling’ and ‘a bang and a judder, like a juggernaut had hit the house’.”
The BGS appealed for anyone who felt the quake to fill out an Earthquake Report to help seismologists understand more about the event.