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Corby 'quake
« on: Friday, 06 May, 2022 @ 23:23:58 »
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Corby earthquake: Witnesses report sound 'like an explosion' as seismologists confirm tremor

The British Geological Survey (BGS) has confirmed that Northamptonshire experienced a minor earthquake on Friday morning.

The tremor was recorded at 11.31am BST (10.31am UTC) and, according to the organisation, witnesses reported that it "sounded like an explosion" and "felt a moderate shaking and heard a moderate rumbling sound".

The quake had a magnitude measured at 2.3 and a depth of 6km (3.7 miles). No damage was reported.
https://www.itv.com/news/anglia/2022-05-06/earthquake-like-an-explosion-reported-as-seismologists-confirm-tremor


Magnitude   ML 2.3
Region   ENGLAND, UNITED KINGDOM
Date time   2022-05-06 10:31:32.0 UTC
Location   52.48 N ; 0.59 W
Depth   6 km
Distances   25 km SW of Peterborough, United Kingdom / pop: 163,000 / local time: 11:31:32.0 2022-05-06
13 km NE of Kettering, United Kingdom / pop: 63,600 / local time: 11:31:32.0 2022-05-06
https://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/earthquake.php?id=1125679