Scientist predicts 5.5. Earthquake London

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PostSat Sep 17, 2011 8:19 am » by Eliakim

By Steve Connor, Science Editor
Britain is overdue a potentially devastating earthquake that could topple London's grandest landmarks, cause billions of pounds worth of damage and endanger scores of lives, a leading seismologist warned yesterday.

Dr Roger Musson of the British Geological Survey in Edinburgh said that a sub-sea fault under the Straits of Dover that has caused two large earthquakes in the past 700 years could strike again at any time, putting London in the firing line.

The geological fault has already generated relatively large earthquakes in 1382 and 1580 and there is a substantial risk that a similar-sized earthquake could occur again with severe consequences for the capital given that it rests on clay soil that is easily shaken, Dr Musson said. ... 81634.html

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PostSat Sep 17, 2011 1:37 pm » by Hansom

Oh it would be such a shame to see those historic buildings within the "city of london" crumble to the ground.
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