Fresh tremors recorded at Lancashire fracking site

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

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 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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