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Surrey shaken by 2.6-magnitude earthquake

The quake hit at a depth of 5km just before 1.30pm on Wednesday.

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Surrey has been hit by an earthquake (David Cheskin/PA)

Surrey has been hit by an earthquake (David Cheskin/PA)

Surrey has been hit by an earthquake (David Cheskin/PA)

An earthquake measuring 2.6 magnitude has hit Surrey, causing shaking and rumbling.

The tremor was felt in Newdigate and Charlwood in Surrey, and in Rusper and Crawley, West Sussex.

It hit at a depth of 5km just before 1.30pm on Wednesday, the British Geological Survey said.

The survey’s seismology team tweeted it had received reports from people who “experienced it as a few seconds of rumbling and shaking”.

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