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2008 Market Rasen earthquake

The 2008 Market Rasen earthquake occurred at 00:56:47.8s GMT on 27 February 2008. According to the British Geological Survey the earthquake registered a reading of 5.2 on the Richter scale, with its epicentre 2.5 miles north of Market Rasen and 15 miles south-west of Grimsby. The duration of the earthquake was confirmed as 10 seconds; the tremors were felt across a wide area of England and Wales, from Hampshire in the south to Newcastle upon Tyne in the north, as far west as Bangor, Northern Ireland. They were reported in the Netherlands and the far north of France. Structural damage was recorded in some areas, including one case where a chimney collapsed and injured a person in Wombwell, South Yorkshire; the earthquake was caused by the sudden rupture and motion along a strike-slip fault, 18.6 kilometres beneath Lincolnshire. Earthquake motion occurred over a time span of ~2 minutes but it was most intense and was felt at the surface for just 10 to 30 seconds; the observed focal mechanism implies either sinistral motion on a N–S or dextral motion on an E–W oriented strike-slip fault.

The nine aftershocks observed, ~5 kilometres SSW of the main earthquake event, point to an N–S oriented fault. From the 5.2 ML magnitude of the main earthquake, a motion of a few centimetres along a ~2.5 kilometres long fault rupture is derived. The energy released was 3.98×1012 joules. Unlike typical earthquakes worldwide, the earthquakes of Northern Europe are intraplate earthquakes, meaning they are not close to tectonic plate boundaries. Most intraplate earthquakes in northern Europe, including the British Isles, are thought to be driven by distant tectonic stresses – a combination of E–W North Atlantic Ridge and N–S African Plate regional stress fields, local mantle conditions. Indeed, the motion on the strike-slip fault responsible for the earthquake is compatible with a local NW–SE stress field. Only a minority of earthquakes in the UK are related to post-glacial rebound e.g. the minor earthquakes of western Scotland, where glaciers ~1 km thick existed during the peak of the last ice age.

The earthquake resulted in structural damage to many businesses in the epicentral area. Buildings as large as apartment blocks were reported to have shaken for up to 30 seconds afterwards. Birds and pets became agitated. There were no deaths, but a 19-year-old man in Wombwell, South Yorkshire suffered a broken pelvis when a piece of chimney fell through the roof onto his attic bed; the earthquake was felt by people as far south as Bournemouth, where it was felt as a mild but noticeable vibration, as far away as Bangor, Northern Ireland, where it woke people. Police in the Midlands received more than 5,000 telephone calls in an hour from members of the public regarding the earthquake; the earthquake caused power cuts in some areas. A church in March, Cambridgeshire reported that, since the earthquake, water had been coming up from the ground into the cellar at a rate of 10 imperial gallons per hour; the spire of St Mary Magdalene church at Waltham on the Wolds in Leicestershire was damaged and was to be rebuilt at a cost of £100,000.

Damaged were the spires of St Andrew's church in Haconby, St Andrew's of Witham on the Hill, St Vincent's church in Caythorpe, all three in South Kesteven. The cost of insurance payouts was estimated to be around £30 million, with the majority of damage being done to chimneys, roof tiles and by falling masonry; the tremor was the largest earthquake to affect the UK since the 1984 Llŷn Peninsula earthquake, which measured 5.4 on the Richter scale. The British Geological Survey gave the earthquake a reading of 5.2ML, while the United States Geological Survey reported it measured 4.8Mb. The French Atomic Energy Commission estimated the magnitude was 5.4ML. A total of nine aftershocks were recorded; the largest, measuring 2.8 on the Richter scale, occurred around five weeks after the initial event, on 5 April at 13:57 GMT. Firefighting crews were called out to 1 fire as a result of the quake. Building Control & Street Force officers worked to assess damage in the area around West Lindsey, West Lindsey District Council urged people to call their telephone number if people were concerned about damage to their homes.

Trent Street in Gainsborough was closed to traffic whilst a local builder assessed if properties were structurally safe, after 1 family was evacuated from their house following concerns about collapses. The BGS described the earthquake as an "extremely large earthquake in UK terms but not large in world terms". 200 earthquakes occur in the UK every year 175 of which are too weak to be noticed by humans. British Geological Survey Geography of the United Kingdom List of earthquakes in 2008 List of earthquakes in the British Isles London-Brabant Massif Report from the British Geological Survey Report from The Grimsby Telegraph Earthquake information by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre Earthquake information by the United States Geological Survey Report from BBC News Report from Sky News Location of epicentre on Google Maps Report and video from the Doncaster Free Press

List of Coronation Street characters (2008)

The following is a list of characters that first appeared in the ITV soap opera Coronation Street in 2008, by order of first appearance. Tina McIntyre made her first appearance on 7 January 2008, Tina cemented herself as the new "gobby goddess" of Weatherfield. Tina was introduced as a new girlfriend for established character, David Platt, she was shortly joined by her father, who ended up marrying David's mother, Gail. In February 2010, Joe died after faking his own death in an insurance scam. Since Tina has highlighted issues such as perjury and surrogacy, she has had a few relationships, including ones with David, Graeme Proctor, Tommy Duckworth, Dr. Matt Carter and Jason Grimshaw. In May 2013, Tina gave birth to Jake Windass, who's biological parents are Izzy Armstrong and Gary Windass, but Tina acted as a surrogate for the couple. Tina decided she wanted to keep the baby and name him after Joe, infuriating the Windasses and Anna slapped Tina. Tina has developed an unbreakable friendship with Rita Sullivan since her first appearance in January 2008, although they have had their disagreements.

In late 2013, Tina began an affair with Peter Barlow, married to Carla Connor. Tina's boss Liz McDonald and her son Steve found out. Tina has had many feuds with Kylie Platt, Kirsty Soames and Tracy Barlow. In May 2014, Peter decides to tell Carla about his affair with Tina and promised Tina that they will leave Weatherfield together. Meanwhile and Rita argue and Rita slaps her for insulting Rita's marital status. Tina is visited by Rob Donovan, they argue. Tina falls from the balcony but survives that so Rob beats her with a metal pipe to ensure that she dies. Tina's final scenes aired on 2 June 2014, where she died in hospital, ending 6 years on Coronation Street. Barrington "Barry" Connor is the father of Paul and Michelle Connor. Barry first appeared in February 2008 along with his wife and nephew, Tom Kerrigan, to attend Liam's wedding to Maria Sutherland, he returned to the street on 20 October after hearing news of Liam's death in a hit and run accident. He and Helen went home after apologising to Carla for telling her.

Barry and Helen returned on 24 November 2008 to celebrate their fortieth wedding anniversary. Barry and Helen returned in July 2009 to meet their new grandson, but after clashing with Maria over Tony's involvement in baby Liam's life, they returned to Ireland, they returned in October for the first anniversary of Liam's death and they were horrified by Maria and Tony Gordon's relationship. They accepted it, attended baby Liam's christening and left Weatherfield on good terms with Maria and Tony, they returned again in November after Tony told the police and Maria that he did arrange for Liam to be killed. Michelle rang Helen to tell them the horrifying news, they booked a flight to Manchester and comforted Maria. Deciding she needed to leave Weatherfield for a while and Liam went to Ireland to stay with Barry and Helen. In the end, he returns to Ireland after making a pass at Liz, he returned on 4 October 2013, telling Michelle that her mother had gone on holiday with a friend from her book club.

Suspicious, Michelle rang her parents' home to check and her mother was there but insisted that Michelle ask her father why they had separated. Michelle tried to insist that just led to more arguments; when Michelle caught a drunk Barry trying to seduce Liz, she was furious and insists that he return to Ireland to sort things out with Helen, but Barry tries to talk his way out of it. He gave up and admits that Helen caught Barry sleeping with one of her friends, Aoife. Michelle was angry and booked two flights to Ireland with Barry to sort it out with Helen. On 25 May 2015, Barry and Helen returned for Michelle's wedding to Steve McDonald, where he walked Michelle down the aisle. On the 27th of January to the 18th of February 2017, Michelle and Steve stayed with Barry and Helen in Ireland following the lose of their stillborn son Ruairi. Helen Connor is the mother of Paul and Michelle Connor. Helen first appears in February 2008 along with her husband and nephew, Tom Kerrigan, to attend Liam and Maria's wedding.

She returns to the street on 20 October 2008, after hearing that Liam has been killed in a hit and run accident. She and Barry return to Ireland after apologising to Carla for telling her. Helen and Barry return on 24 November 2008 for their 40th wedding anniversary. Helen returns along with Barry in July 2009 to visit Liam, she is not happy with Tony Gordon's presence in the house and makes sure that Tony and Maria are aware of this. Helen soon begins accusing her of trying to replace Liam with Tony. Helen continues to show her dislike of Tony, when she returns to the cobbles in October 2009, for baby Liam's christening, she tells him that she does not approve of the situation but is willing to be civil. During their stay, they visit Liam Sr's grave, upon returning discovers that Maria and Tony are engaged. Helen is enraged, accusing Maria of betraying Liam's memory. Helen softened on the situation, after attending Liam's christen

2014 UCI Road World Championships – Men's junior road race

The Men's junior road race of the 2014 UCI Road World Championships took place in and around Ponferrada, Spain on 27 September 2014. The course of the race was 127.40 km with the finish in Ponferrada. In a sprint finish of 32 riders, Jonas Bokeloh became the first German rider since Holger Loew in 1996, to win the junior world title, he out-sprinted Russia's Alexandr Kulikovskiy and Peter Lenderink of the Netherlands for the gold medal. Qualification was based on the final UCI Juniors Nations' Cup ranking as of 15 August 2014; the first ten nations in this classification qualified six riders to start, the next five nations qualified five riders to start and the next five nations qualified four riders to start. Spain, as the organising nation, were entitled five riders to start. Other nations and non ranked. Moreover, continental champions were qualified to take part in the race, on top of the nation numbers; the outgoing World Champion, Mathieu van der Poel, did not compete as he was no longer eligible to contest junior races.

The race was consisted of seven laps. The circuit included two hills; the total climbing was 306 m per lap and the maximum incline was 10.7%. The first 4 km were flat, after which the climb to Alto de Montearenas started, with an average gradient of 8%. After a few hundred metres the ascent flattened and the remaining 5.1 km were at an average gradient of 3.5%. Next was a descent, with the steepest point after 11 km at a 16% negative gradient; the Alto de Compostilla was a short climb of 1.1 km, at an average gradient is 6.5% with some of the steepest parts at 11%. The remaining distance of 4.5 km was prior to the finish in Ponferrada. All times are in Central European Time. 187 cyclists from 55 nations took part in the men's junior road race. The number of cyclists per nation is shown in parentheses; the UCI assigned premiums for the top 3 finishers with a total prize money of €3,450. Of the race's 187 entrants, 110 riders completed the full distance of 127.4 km. 77 riders failed to finish the race

Aranđel Stojković

Aranđel Stojković is a Serbian footballer, who plays as a defender for Vojvodina. Born in Belgrade, Stojković joined BSK Borča in 2013, he made several appearances during the 2013–14 season, after he ended his youth career, he became the first choice on right-back place for the next season. He was called to U20 national team and played some friendly matches, but he was not in squad for World Cup. Stojković joined OFK Beograd beginning of 2016. In September 2016, Stojković signed with Spartak Subotica. On 16 June 2018, Stojković moved to Vojvodina; the transfer fee was reported as €100k plus 10 percent of the future transfer. As of 24 August 2019 Aranđel Stojković at FootballDatabase.eu Aranđel Stojković at Soccerbase

Vermillion, Kansas

Vermillion is a city in Marshall County, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 112. Vermillion was founded in 1869 by the railroad company, it was named from the Black Vermillion River. The first post office in Vermillion was established in May 1870. Vermillion is located at 39°43′8″N 96°15′55″W. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.25 square miles, of which, 0.24 square miles is land and 0.01 square miles is water. As of the census of 2010, there were 112 people, 54 households, 28 families residing in the city; the population density was 466.7 inhabitants per square mile. There were 74 housing units at an average density of 308.3 per square mile. The racial makeup of the city was 94.6% White, 1.8% Native American, 3.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.4% of the population. There were 54 households of which 14.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.4% were married couples living together, 3.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.7% had a male householder with no wife present, 48.1% were non-families.

35.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 13% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.07 and the average family size was 2.64. The median age in the city was 48 years. 15.2% of residents were under the age of 18. The gender makeup of the city was 48.2 % female. As of the census of 2000, there were 107 people, 56 households, 31 families residing in the city; the population density was 422.3 people per square mile. There were 82 housing units at an average density of 323.6 per square mile. The racial makeup of the city was 0.93 % Native American. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.61% of the population. There were 56 households out of which 14.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.8% were married couples living together, 3.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 42.9% were non-families. 41.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 26.8% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.91 and the average family size was 2.53.

In the city, the population was spread out with 12.1% under the age of 18, 8.4% from 18 to 24, 10.3% from 25 to 44, 34.6% from 45 to 64, 34.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 56 years. For every 100 females, there were 94.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.3 males. The median income for a household in the city was $24,167, the median income for a family was $52,188. Males had a median income of $36,250 versus $11,000 for females; the per capita income for the city was $17,082. There were 8.0% of families and 9.9% of the population living below the poverty line, including 10.0% of under eighteens and 9.8% of those over 64. Central Branch Union Pacific Railroad CityVermillion - Directory of Public Officials Vermillion Public LibrarySchoolsUSD 380, local school districtMapsVermillion City Map, KDOT

Cardamine micranthera

Cardamine micranthera is a rare species of flowering plant in the mustard family known by the common names small-anthered bittercress and streambank bittercress. It is endemic to the Piedmont region around the border between Virginia and North Carolina in the Dan River watershed, it is in decline because its habitat has been disturbed and destroyed by a number of processes. By the 1960s the only known populations of the plant had disappeared and in the 1970s it was feared extinct; the plant was rediscovered in the 1980s and for a while was presumed to be a rare North Carolina endemic. The plant was federally listed as an endangered species in 1989 when it was known from only four tiny populations on unprotected private land. Today there are at least 20 occurrences for a total global population of at least 20,000 individuals; these statistics do not include certain populations. This is a perennial herb producing a slender, sometimes branching stem 20 to 40 centimeters tall; the leaves are alternately arranged and simple, but the basal leaves may have small lobes.

Each flower has four small white stamens with tiny rounded anthers. The fruit is a silique around a centimeter long; the plant may be distinguished from its relative Cardamine rotundifolia by its smaller, rounder anthers, smaller petals, shorter fruits. This plant occurs in dim woodlands; this habitat around the North Carolina-Virginia border has been impacted by human activity such as conversion to pastures, agricultural fields, residential property. The land is affected by surface runoff and herbicide drift from nearby agricultural operations, trampled by livestock. Wetlands have been contained and reshaped. Invasive plant species such as Japanese honeysuckle now occur in the area. Flooding and logging have been listed as threats, as well. USDA Plants Profile