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Over 300 earthquakes have struck the Gulf of Valencia over the past month, officials suspects an offshore gas storage facility

October 3, 2013

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Spain sees link between quakes and offshore gas storage plant

A platform, part of the Castor Project, located in the Ebro Delta off the coast of Alcanar, stands at sea on October 2, 2013 (AFP, Lluis Gene)

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Madrid — Spain’s government said Thursday that a wave of small earthquakes that have rattled the country’s eastern coast could be caused by a large offshore gas storage plant.

Over 300 earthquakes have struck the Gulf of Valencia, a zone not normally known for seismic activity, over the past month, according to Spain’s National Geographic Institute. The quakes have not caused any damage but have frightened residents.

The strongest, a 4.2 magnitude earthquake, hit in the early hours of Tuesday.

Two earthquakes measuring 4.1 struck the region late on Wednesday.

Environmentalists blame the earthquakes on the injection of gas into a giant underground gas storage facility located in the Gulf of…

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  1. October 4, 2013 1:11 am

    Thank you for the re-blog 🙂

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