12One of the chimneys made safe after being loosened by the earthquake One of the chimneys made safe after being loosened by the earthquake. This one was in Kilnwell Road in Market Rasen.
13Market Rasen Earthquake, Lincolnshire (2008) Background InformationLocationDateTimeMagnitude etcCauses of the EarthquakeWhy did it happen?What fault line was it on?Impact of the earthquakeWhat damage was done etc
14Market Rasen Earthquake, Lincolnshire (2008) Background InformationLocation: Market Rasen, Lincolnshore (2008)Date 27 Feb 2008Time 0057Magnitude 5.2Causes of the EarthquakeWhy did it happenThe Earthquake was the result of an old fault line deep below Lincolnshire, it was caused by a sudden movement along a strike-slip fault.What fault line was it on?Strike Slip FaultImpact of the earthquakeWhat damage was doneThere were 9 aftershocks, damage included roof tiles coming off, chimney pots falling down and some unsafe walls/ roofs. Masonry fell from St Thomas church. No one was killed and one man went to hospital with a suspected broken pelvis (when he was pinned under masonry in his bedroom)Market Rasen now got its very own earthquake monitoring station