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Seismic tremors recorded in the Irish Sea


A 3.0 magnitude quake hit the Irish Sea this afternoon.

The epicenter was recorded just off the coast of Caernarfon in Gwynedd, north Wales, near Holyhead, which is just a short boat trip east from Dublin.

The British Geological Survey recoded the event as occurring six kilometres below sea level, at around 3.41pm today.

The tremor happened along the Llyn-Menai Strait area, which has seen a fair amount of similar events throughout the years. Back in May 2013, a 3.8 magnitude quake happened at 4.15am and was felt in at least five counties over a 140km area.

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