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People in Wales reacted to Saturday's quake in the best possible way

People in Wales reacted to Saturday's quake in the best possible way”

Port Talbot is 10 miles from Swansea and the tremors were felt as the town's football side faced Taff's Well.

At 2:30pm on Saturday afternoon, Wales and the West of England were hit by an quake, reported to have reached 4.7 on the Richter scale.

Early indications state the natural disaster had a magnitude of 4.7 and was recorded at 2.31pm.

The tremor - with a magnitude of 4-point-4 - struck around 20 kilometres north of Swansea just after two-thirty this afternoon.

Early data from British Geological Survey (BGS) measured the quake to be 4.4 magnitude.

Meanwhile, others took to social media to make slightly more sarcastic comments.

According to local newspaper Telegraph, the most serious natural disaster in Britain was the one that hit the Colchester area in 1884 and damaged more than 1,000 buildings.

Play had to be stopped, with the club's Twitter account reporting: 'Temporary stop in play.

"The ground moved quite alarmingly and, at first, it was not clear exactly what it was and inquiries were made with the emergency services to check if there had been a gas explosion or water burst underground".

A spokesperson told Sky News it was "reasonably-sized" for earthquakes that usually hit the UK.

Although the natural disaster was the fifth strongest seismic event to hit the United Kingdom since 2000, thankfully no one appears to have been seriously hurt so far.

"The whole building just rocked", said a tweet from the club in Rhondda Cynon Taff. You can let us know by popping your comments into the link below.



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