Magnitude 3.8 tremor in Moidart area is felt widely across west of Scotland

The largest earthquake to be felt in the west Highlands of Scotland in more than 30 years was recorded on Friday.

The British Geological Survey (BGS) recorded the magnitude 3.8 tremor in the Moidart area just before 3.45pm. It was the biggest earthquake in the region since a magnitude 4.1 quake near Oban in September 1986, officials said.

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