2008 Lincolnshire earthquake

2008 Earthquake epicentred around Market Rasen, Lincolnshire, England

The 2008 Lincolnshire earthquake occurred on the 27th of February 2008. This earthquake was measured on the Richter scale at 5.2. People near the epicentre could feel this quake. Only one person was injured and there were no deaths due to the earthquake. This affected the United Kingdom. The depth of the earthquake was 18,600m. It is said to have happened at 23:14 on a Saturday and is estimated to have lasted for 10 seconds. It was mainly felt in Lincolnshire and Hull.

2008 Market Rasen earthquake
2008 Lincolnshire earthquake is located in the United Kingdom
Newcastle upon Tyne
Newcastle upon Tyne
2008 Lincolnshire earthquake
UTC time2008-02-27 00:56:47
ISC event13214978
Local date27 February 2008 (2008-02-27)
Local time00:56
Magnitude5.2 ML
Depth18.6 kilometres (12 mi)
Epicentre53°24′14″N 0°19′52″W / 53.404°N 0.331°W / 53.404; -0.331
Areas affectedUnited Kingdom
Max. intensityVI (Slightly Damaging)
Casualties1 injured