AN EARTH tremor has been recorded in Cockermouth.

The event happened about 5.30am on Saturday according to the British Geological Survey.

The organisation said the tremor measured a magnitude of 1.0 on the Richter Scale and was at a depth of 11km.

On March 2, two small tremors had also been recorded, in Trimby and the Solway Firth, within a 12 hour period.

The British Geological Survey is the UK's national earthquake monitoring agency.

It operates a network of sensors across the UK to monitor both British and overseas earthquakes, and provide objective information to government, industry and public.

Anyone feel anything? If so the survey team have asked people fill out a survey on its website.