Wednesday, February 27, 2008

EARTHQUAKE !! Wilsden 27-02-2008

Very much awakened this morning (0057 / 0058hr) by low rumbling, rattling shaking windows, furniture, even the bed jolted, swayed and rocked!! According to the News an earthquake 5.2 on the Richter scale. Epicentre in Lincolnshire. Here at Wilsden, West Yorks we are twixed the South Craven and Morley Campsall faults and close to the Aire Valley and Hewenden faults. A look at the Geological map shows there is much minor local faulting between the various rock strata. This Quake according to the News was the largest in England since 1984.



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