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Offline Maik

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Surrey shaken
« on: Wednesday, 27 February, 2019 @ 12:47:07 »
Magnitude   ML 3.3
Region   ENGLAND, UNITED KINGDOM
Date time   2019-02-27 03:42:21.8 UTC
Location   51.04 N ; 0.32 W
Depth   10 km
Distances   54 km S of London, United Kingdom / pop: 7,557,000 / local time: 03:42:21.8 2019-02-27
26 km NW of Hove, United Kingdom / pop: 75,200 / local time: 03:42:21.8 2019-02-27
3 km S of Horsham, United Kingdom / pop: 50,700 / local time: 03:42:21.8 2019-02-27
https://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/earthquake.php?id=747533


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Surrey earthquake: 3.0 magnitude tremor wakes residents near Gatwick Airport
Epicentre is close to locations used for oil and gas exploration - but scientists say recent flurry of prospecting is not linked
https://www.independent.co.uk/environment/surrey-earthquake-today-tremor-fracking-gatwick-airport-a8798956.html

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Re: Surrey shaken
« Reply #1 on: Wednesday, 27 February, 2019 @ 16:30:53 »
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Surrey earthquake causes residents to call police claiming a plane had crashed

The tremor was felt in Newdigate, Surrey, less than 10 miles from Gatwick Airport, at 3.42am, according to the British Geological Survey (BGS).

Wednesday morning's tremor was the fourth recorded quake in the area in the last fortnight, with the ground having moved on February 19, and twice on Valentine's Day.

The latest movement was the strongest, however, after the BGS recorded a 2.0 magnitude tremor on February 19, and 2.4 and 0.2 quakes on February 14.

Stephen Hicks, seismologist at Imperial College London, said: "All these earthquakes are occurring in exactly the same location at a shallow depth of 2km beneath the surface."
https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2019/02/27/surrey-earthquake-causes-residents-call-police-claiming-plane/

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Re: Surrey shaken
« Reply #2 on: Monday, 04 March, 2019 @ 19:10:42 »
Er... Horsham is in Sussex!  :blink:

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Re: Surrey shaken
« Reply #3 on: Monday, 04 March, 2019 @ 20:34:26 »
Was, Tony, was... it wobbled along the A24 into Surrey  ;)

No, you're quite correct, Horsham is in Sussex - but Nudiegate is in Surrey.

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Re: Surrey shaken
« Reply #4 on: Monday, 04 March, 2019 @ 22:52:04 »
Was, Tony, was... it wobbled along the A24 into Surrey  ;)

No, you're quite correct, Horsham is in Sussex - but Nudiegate is in Surrey.
I was brought up not far from Horsham but only went there a handful of times. I'm surprised the other place hasn't tried to change its name like the towns with funny streets!


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