Man Made Earthquakes in Cumbria? —

Do we want to risk man made seismic activity close to Sellafield? Please write to Cumbria County Council before July 10th and make your voice heard in opposition to the first coal mine in the UK for 30 years…near to….Sellafield!!! “The majority of the anthropogenic related earthquakes were caused by coal mining and the decline […]

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  1. “The majority of the anthropogenic related earthquakes were caused by coal mining and the decline in their numbers from the 1980s to the 2000s was concurrent with a decline in UK coal production.”

    You can do a search in text here for Cumbria here in the appendix::
    Table 2. Subdivision of 1769 onshore events with ML ≥ 1.5 into natural (green), anthropogenic (coal mining – red, fracking – orange, geothermal – pale blue, potash mining – dark blue) and undetermined origins (purple). Supplementary material held online.http://ars.els-cdn.com/content/image/1-s2.0-S0264817215300751-mmc1.xlsx

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