Live updates as earthquake like ‘an explosion’ hits West London

People in West London have felt worrying tremors as a 3.9 magnitude earthquake shook their homes.

This size of the quake, which hit at about 8.45am this morning (Tuesday, September 8) would have caused most people to experience items in their home rattling and feel some shaking in the ground.

Seismologists have announced that the earthquake depth was 10km and recorded around the area of Uxbridge.

As well as other parts of West London, it was also felt in parts of Buckinghamshire and Bedfordshire.

A number of people described what they felt on the website.

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One person in Aylesbury said: “Wardrobe doors shook and [I] felt the vibrations.”

Another person, who lives in Leighton Buzzard, said: “Lying on the sofa, it was like it was picked up and shaken, for a second, or more. Nothing is out of place, though.”

One resident in Luton added: “I thought it was an explosion.”

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