Earthquake hits Manchester|
By Duncan Hooper and agencies
1:10pm BST 30/08/2007
Residents of Manchester were shaken in their beds
this morning as the sixth earthquake in a month hit the city.
British Geological Survey measured the tremor in the
city centre at 5.46am at 2.4 on the Richter scale.
A spokesman said: "Much of the reports were of
rumbling and faint shaking. Some people said their beds rattled and
moved. One person said a building creaked."
"An earthquake that size doesn't do damage," he
About nine earthquakes of a similar magnitude to
today's occur in Britain every year.
Please Note The highlighted parts above. This story, at first glance, would
not seem significant; but if you notice they had 6 of their 9 (avg yearly #) IN ONE MONTH --- It
sure gets my attention!!
Original article: Telegraph
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