‘Like a bomb had gone off!’ 3.8 magnitude quake hits UK, 2nd this weekFor the second time in a week, parts of the UK have felt the earth shaking beneath their feet as yet another quake was recorded, this time in the East Midlands, measuring 3.8 on the Richter scale. The quake, which the British Geological Survey (BGS) confirmed took place at 22:25 GMT on Wednesday, follows a slightly smaller quake which struck parts of Hampshire on Tuesday, where vibrations of 2.9 were measured. The epicenter of the quake was near the town of Oakham in Rutland, where locals reported vibrations lasting for nearly 10 seconds. One resident told the BGS it “sounded like a really large bomb had just gone off” and reported a “buildup of rumbling and the house shook really violently.” More