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Old 02-03-2013, 09:30 PM   #225
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Exclamation 2007 Kent

EA-rthquake was an earthquake that registered 4.3 on the Richter scale and struck south east Kent, England on 28 April 2007 at 07:18:12 UTC (08:18:12 local time), at a shallow depth of 5.3 km..

The worst affected area was the town of Folkestone, although the towns of Deal, Dover and Ashford were also affected. The tremors could be felt across much of Kent and south east England including as far as East Sussex, Essex and Suffolk as well as on the other side of the English Channel at Calais and Brussels...

The British Geological Survey gave the earthquake a reading of 4.3 on the Richter scale, while the USGS and the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre estimated that the earthquake had a body wave magnitude of 4.6 and 4.7 respectively.It was the largest British earthquake since the 2002 Dudley earthquake and the strongest in the Dover Straits since a magnitude 4.4 earthquake in 1950.The strongest recorded British earthquake was the 1931 Dogger Bank earthquake which measured 6.1 on the Richter scale.. Decameron is finished by Giovanni Boccaccio..
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