The North Sea Earthquake


LATER reports on the North Sea earthquake of June 7 add little, if anything, to our knowledge of its distribution. Several of the cracks in the Chapter House of Lincoln Cathedral were found to be widened, and the shock was felt so far to the south as Paris. The former city lies within the area of slight damage as previously traced, the latter within the boundary of the disturbed area. The course of that boundary towards the east and north remains uncertain, in the absence of records from western Germany and Denmark.

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DAVISON, C. The North Sea Earthquake. Nature 127, 955 (1931).

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