An earthquake which sounded like a “low flying jet” has been recorded on the Isle of Mull, it has been confirmed.

Researchers from the British Geological Survey (BGS) said the seismic activity recorded on Friday evening measured around the 2.1 mark on the Richter scale.

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The tremor was recorded at its strongest point near Auchnacraig on the island.

According to the BGS, one local described the tremor as sounding like “a jet suddenly appearing low above the house”.

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It comes just days after two quakes measuring 1.9 and 1.7 on the scale were detected near Glen Coe.

In November 1880, Scotland experienced its strongest earthquake when a 5.2 magnitude tremor was recorded near Loch Awe.