An earthquake of magnitude 2.1 has been recorded in Co Donegal.

The quake occurred at 9.18pm last night, according to the Irish National Seismic Network (INSN).

The INSN said in a statement on its website that the event was strong enough to have been felt by members of the public.

The epicentre was about 15km northeast of Ballyshannon and 15km southeast from Donegal Town.

-Daniel Potter