Fresh tremors recorded at Lancashire fracking site

Fresh earth tremors have been recorded at the fracking site in Lancashire.

By The Newsroom
Monday, 10th December 2018, 11:52 am
Updated Monday, 10th December 2018, 1:00 pm
The Preston New Road fracking site has been the scene of numerous small earthquakes since drilling began
The Preston New Road fracking site has been the scene of numerous small earthquakes since drilling began

The British Geological Survey recorded a tremor at 10.30am today near the fracking site at Preston New Road, Little Plumpton.

The quake measured a magnitude of -0.3, and would not have been felt by anyone near the site.

It is the latest in a series of numerous minor tremors since Caudrilla began fracking at the site in October, after spending two years exploring the site.

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