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A sizable earth tremor shook Sale at around 8.40pm last night (29 May)

The epicentre of the magnitude 2.3 tremor was on Harboro Road in Sale near Firs Road.

Epicentre on Harboro Road in Sale: Image via BGS

We believe this to be the largest earth tremor ever! that has had the epicentre actually in the borough.

Trafford does have some ancient fault lines both of which are under the Partington area although nothing to get concerned about as they are inactive.

Did you feel the earth tremor? email us: newsdesk@news4trafford.com

You can read more about the earth tremor here http://www.earthquakes.bgs.ac.uk/earthquakes/recent_events/20220529204001.html#page=summary