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According to the Civil Engineering Department of UCD, the country's existing building codes don't cover the possibility of earth tremors.
Dubbed the "Welsh Roswell", on January 23 in 1974 locals reported hearing a huge bang, felt earth tremors and saw a brilliant light in the sky over the Berwyn Mountains.
In a statement, Cumbria Fire & Rescue Service said: "We can confirm that following the earth tremor that occurred in Cumbria that we have received numerous calls from members of the public but at the present time we are not attending any incidents which are related to the earth tremor.
32pm that evening there was an earth tremor in the Berwyn Mountains which produced a landslide with noises like detonations.
GEOLOGY experts say Warwick and the urrounding villages have nothing to fear in the wake of the weekend's earth tremor.
14, 2010 (TAP)- An earth tremor with a magnitude of 4.
That's not withstanding earlier local difficulties like a minor earth tremor (no-one hurt) and a five-hour thunderstorm depositing three-inches of rain onto Brits who have decamped from their hotel rooms onto the beach, to save cash and invalid insurance policies claiming an act of God.
The second earth tremor was recorded at 10:17 am at the same local where the first tremor.
A spokesman said: "We have had some calls from the area ourselves but it was not an earth tremor.
In this final instalment, Manchester has an earth tremor and Monica goes into labour.
On This Day:1580: An earth tremor damaged several London churches, including the old St Paul's Cathedral.
TUNIS, May 28, 2010 (TAP) - An earth tremor of a magnitude of 4.