There has been a small earthquake on the Lancashire coast, the British Geological Survey (BGS) has confirmed. A small earth tremor was felt in the Blackpool area at about 0330 BST, it said.
Lancashire Police said calls had been received from several people who said their properties were shaking.
A BGS spokesman said the 2.2 magnitude tremor was thought to have centred on Poulton-le-Fylde. No damage or injuries have been reported.
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