Blackpool shaken by FOUR earthquakes in days – experts fear more

BLACKPOOL has been shaken by four earthquakes in the matter of a few days – with experts fearing more are on their way.

The British Geological Survey (BGS) recored the tremors yesterday close to the energy firm Cuadrilla’s fracking site just outside Blackpool.

Fracking was stopped in the same area six years ago following two earthquakes, one which registered 2.3 on the Richter scale.

Cuadrilla resumed drilling again on Monday after campaigners lost a High Court challenge.

But demonstrators believe the series of earthquakes within days of the work restarting proves their...
source: Daily Star

2018-10-20 22:59
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