Earthquake Hits England

30 04 2007

In scenes more reminiscent of Los Angeles than the Garden of England, locals listened anxiously to news bulletins after an earthquake struck Kent on April 28, toppling chimneys, cracking walls, cutting power and unnerving residents.

Seismologists at the British Geological Survey said the quake registered 4.3 on the Richter scale, making it the fourth-largest in the history of UK tremors. The last big rumble was in Dudley in the West Midlands in 2002 and that scored 4.8.

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27 02 2008
England has Another Earthquake « UnEarthedTees’ Geology News

[…] While England is thought of as an earthquake-prone area, only last April an earthquake hit Kent. […]

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