Donegal struck by minor earthquake for second time in month

2.1 quake struck Monday night and was felt in parts of Donegal and Fermanagh

The latest minor quake follows another similar incident in the Donegal Bay area on April 7th. Source: Google Maps

The latest minor quake follows another similar incident in the Donegal Bay area on April 7th. Source: Google Maps

 

Another minor earthquake has been recorded in Co Donegal. Geological Survey Ireland confirmed that a 2.1 quake struck the area at about 9.18pm last night and was felt in parts of Donegal and Fermanagh.

The latest minor quake follows another similar incident in the Donegal Bay area on April 7th when an earthquake of 2.4 magnitude was recorded.

No damage or injuries were caused in either incident.

Details of the latest quake were first reported by the Irish National Seismic Network (INSN), which works with Geological Survey Ireland.

It said the epicentre was about 15km southeast from Donegal town and 15km northeast from Ballyshannon.

The INSN has asked members of the public who experienced the tremors to contact them with information.