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England Has Been Hit By Its Biggest Earthquake In A Decade

The largest earthquake to hit Britain in a decade was felt in North Yorkshire on Tuesday evening.

The tremor was measured at 3.9 in the Richter Scale and happened in the North Sea, 100 miles of the east of Scarborough in Yorkshire.

The British Isles are not at risk of a devastating earthquake that bring destruction or casualties but there are 20 to 30 minor movements every year.

Yesterday's quake was the biggest since a 5.2 magnitude tremor hit Market Rasen, Lincolnshire in February in 2008.

The largest every earthquake in the UK was in Dogger Bank, which measured at 6.1 in 1931.

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