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Earthquake hits parts of eastern England

It comes more than a decade after the Market Rasen 5.2-magnitude earthquake.

A 3.9-magnitude earthquake has been felt in parts of Lincolnshire and Yorkshire.

The British Geological Survey said the seismic event took place at 11.14pm on Saturday with its epicentre in Grimsby and at a depth of about 11 miles.

It was felt in north-east Lincolnshire, north Lincolnshire and Hull, the BGS added.

It comes nearly a decade after a 5.2-magnitude earthquake in Market Rasen, Lincolnshire, which was felt widely across England and Wales.

The largest earthquake this year took place in Cwmllynfell, South Wales, on February 17 and registered a magnitude of 4.6.

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