Yorkshire residents laugh off biggest earthquake to hit Britain in nearly a

first_img Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily  Front Page newsletter and new  audio briefings. Terrible scenes from North Yorkshire after tonight’s earthquake pic.twitter.com/K4vwdcyHwT— Skip Hackski (@SkipLicker) January 3, 2017 Scarborough earthquake causes £10,000 worth of 10ps to fall off their ledge and means 100s of whack-a-moles need to re-housed #earthquake— Ol Crabtree (@OlCrabtree) January 4, 2017 The largest recorded British earthquake was in 1931, near the Dogger Bank in the North Sea. Although it was 60 miles off shore, the 6.1 magnitude earthquake still caused some damage to buildings on land. That Yorkshire Earthquake was well bad.. #Yorkshireearthquake #Yorkshire pic.twitter.com/StQr8n48HQ— EBAYGUMTREE (@savs66) January 3, 2017 When you try out that Zumba DVD and it gets reported as the #YorkshireEarthquake 😂 https://t.co/2Z9sC3FsaC pic.twitter.com/54dYrBgsjh— Craig Wilson (@DigitalWilson) January 3, 2017center_img The largest earthquake to hit the UK in nearly a decade has hit the North Sea off the coast of North Yorkshire; but people on land seem unfazed.People in Yorkshire have been mocking the earthquake on Twitter, posting pictures of knocked-over bins and plastic chairs to illustrate the fact the quake barely moved the earth.The quake had a magnitude of 3.8 and struck shortly before 7pm on Tuesday night, 100 miles east of Scarborough.British Geological Survey seismologists recorded the quake on devices located in Glasidale near Whitby.  Hope everyone is ok following the devastating earthquake in North Yorkshire #earthquake #Huddersfield pic.twitter.com/02uMtsDuoK— Huddersfield (@Huddersfield4U) January 4, 2017 I gather there’s been an earthquake near Yorkshire. I’m putting together an aid package to help them!!! #yorkshireearthquake pic.twitter.com/gptTYTX4Yd— northern fella (@lancsbloke) January 3, 2017 Breaking news: Earthquake in Yorkshire and made someone spill their brew. Lol #YorkshireEarthquake— Chris Jacklin (@chrisj0100) January 3, 2017last_img

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