Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Micro-Earthquake in Cumbria

The British Geological Survey has announced that a Micro-Earthquake took place deep underground in Cumbria yesterday.

The earthquake was centred near to Millhouse, about 1.7 miles from Hesket Newmarket.

It was recorded by seismograph and measured 1.3 on the Richter Scale.

The event is believed to have occurred about three kilometres underground and happened just after 3.21pm. Experts say it is unlikely that it would have been felt at ground level.

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