Tectonic Hazards - Market Rasin

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When did the earthquake occur?
27th February 2008
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How did the Market Rasin earthquake occur, when there was no plate boundries nearby?
Believed to have occured on an old faultline
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How long did the tremor last?
10 seconds
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What was the magnitude of the earthquake on the Richter scale
5.2
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Was anyone injured?
Yes, 1 person (Due to a falling chimney stack)
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Did anyone die?
No
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Why was the power cut not substantial?
It was resolved very quickly
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What was the main significant damage witnessed?
A church which needed £100,000 repairs to the spire
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