Earthquake measuring 2.2 hits Highland village

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An earthquake with a magnitude tremor measuring 2.2 has hit the Highlands.

The tremor was recorded at Kinlochewe by the British Geological Society at 17:57 on Friday. There have been no reports of any damage.

The largest known earthquake in Scotland occurred near Loch Awe in 1880, with a magnitude of 5.2.

There are roughly 200-300 quakes in Britain every year, but the vast majority are so small that no one notices them.

However, between 20-30 are over 2.0 magnitude which can be felt over a wider area.