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Earthquake in Irish Sea causes intense shaking in North Wales: largest quake in 29 years

May 29, 2013

The Extinction Protocol

May 29, 2013WALESAn earthquake on the North Wales shoreline has been felt over an area of 140 km. People were woken by the quake which happened at around 4.15 am and was felt as far away as Southport in Merseyside. The epicenter was 13km northwest of the town of Abersoch, Gwynedd, on the Lleyn Peninsula and measured a magnitude of 3.8, the British Geological Survey (BGS) said. Some 180 reports from people who felt the earthquake have been made to the BGS, who said the majority were within a 50 to 75 km radius. Assistant seismologist Julian Bukits of the BGS said: “This was the biggest in the area since a 4.3 in August 1984, which was an aftershock to the 5.4 earthquake in July 1984, which was the biggest on shore earthquake in the UK ever. An earthquake of 3.8 magnitude might occur…

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