An quake has hit areas of the United Kingdom and Wales

Express & Star readers also reported feeling tremors in Great Bridge, Kidderminster, Netherton, Walsall, Coseley and Stafford.

The British Geological Survey said on Twitter that an quake of that magnitude occurs in Britain about every two or three years.

The epicenter was located a few miles north of the town of Swansea, Wales, according to the British Geological Survey (BGS), but tremors could be felt across south Wales and the southwest of England.

A minor natural disaster near Swansea which could be felt across parts of the United Kingdom was "frightening", residents in Wales have said.

There were no reports of any injuries or damage caused.

Many people took to Twitter to ask "what was that?"

Play had to be stopped, with the club's Twitter account reporting: 'Temporary stop in play.

"An quake of this size, of magnitude five or thereabouts, will occur roughly every 10 to 20 years in the UK", Brian Baptie of the BG said at the time.

Just like when an inch of snow hits Dublin and suddenly we've all forgotten how to walk, the good people of Wales reacted to this quake in the best way imaginable.

One said: 'Wtf! My house just shook!

But not everyone felt the earth move, with others complaining they had missed it.

  • Sylvester Abbott