Earthquakes rumble deep under Irish Sea off the coast of Cumbria and Lancashire (From The Westmorland Gazette)
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Earthquakes rumble deep under Irish Sea off the coast of Cumbria and Lancashire
7:39pm Sunday 25th August 2013 in News
TWO earthquakes struck off the coast of Cumbria and Lancashire earlier this morning.
The British Geological Survey said two earthquakes had occured in the Irish Sea - with some residents in the Furness, North Lancashire and South Cumbria areas reporting tremors.
The first of the two quakes had a 2.4 magnitude. It was reported at 5.37am at a depth of 3km and 25km west of Fleetwood.
The second one measured magnitude 3.3. It was recorded at 9.58am at a depth of 5km.
It is not thought there was any damage caused.
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