An earthquake measuring 4.2 on the Richter scale was recorded off the coast of Kent, United Kingdom. Local residents were apparently awoken by the tremor, with most taking to social media to mock the ‘devastation’.
No serious reports of damage have been reported.
"An earthquake measuring 4.3 on the Richter scale has hit Kent - causing widespread mild peril and sending patio chairs scattering."— Thomas Parker (@TomParker) May 22, 2015