Earthquake hits Penicuik

Penicuik and surrounding area were hit by the earthquake
Penicuik and surrounding area were hit by the earthquake

The earth moved for Penicuik residents last week when an earthquake caused the town to tremble.

The British Geological Survey recorded the tremor at 9.23am on Thursday, November 13. With a magnitude of 2.2, its epicentre was located at nearby Howgate 3km underground.

One Howgate resident, on social media, said: “My dogs ran through from the kitchen at that time. Something had scared them. There was a crash and I couldn’t figure what it was.”

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