‘1.5 on the Richter Scale’ Donegal experienced an earthquake today

In your weird news of the day, ladies, our good friends up in Co Donegal quite literally felt the earth move earlier today.

According to emerging reports, an earthquake, which measured 1.5 on the Richter Scale, was recorded at approximately 06.45 this morning on the Fanad Peninsula.

It has been established that local residents in the Milford and Kilmacrennan areas experienced tremors, and the Irish National Seismic Network is eager to hear from anyone who experienced the earthquake.

According to Today FM, the Irish National Seismic Network have launched a questionnaire for members of the public to share their observations on this morning's quake.

Commenting on the incident, Tom Blake, the director of the Irish National Seismic Network, said: "There was a minor tremor which measured 1.5 on the Richter Scale — that’s a fairly minor tremor but was felt nonetheless."

“It was felt by people and would have been felt by animals. Our systems pick up very minute tremors," he explained.

“We are very keen to hear from people and if people could share their experiences with us then we would ask them to get it touch."

According to The Irish Times, there have been no reports of injuries or damage to buildings in the wake of the minor earthquake.

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