Sure thats what i heard ! ", last updated: 27/02/2008 at 17:18created: 27/02/2008. World earthquake list. No historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Norfolk, VA. No historical earthquake events found in or near Norfolk, VA. The epicentre of the magnitude 5.2 quake was in Market Rasen, Lincs, but it was felt in much of England. Epicenter at -27.917, 172.904, 1981-08-11 13:23:17 UTC i was sitting at my pc talking to freinds on msn when we all stopped as we didn't know what it was to start with. A minor earthquake was detected by instrumentation Thursday night, according to the U.S. Geologic Survey. There's nothing serious at present," she said. too was woken just before 1 a.m. this morning with my bed shaking. I was up an on the sofa, my whole body shook for about 5 seconds. Police in Norfolk, Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire received hundreds of calls after tremors were felt just before 0100 GMT. The biggest UK earthquake for almost 25 years was felt across swathes of England during the early hours of Wednesday, 27 February, 2008. Earthquake information. Display event dates and times using this time zone. It worried me a bit. We felt the earth tremor in north creake, which is near fakenham. Tremors were felt in areas including Merseyside, Birmingham, Leicestershire, Bedfordshire, Norfolk, Surrey and Greater London. This is not a large enough magnitude to have caused any serious damage, but it is large enough that it may have been felt locally. ), anohter pregnancy thing ( trapped nerves.....?.and went to bed. This page has been archived and is no longer updated. The epicentre was in Market Rasen in Lincolnshire, but people were rocked in their beds across Norfolk. Earthquake information for europe. Very weird feeling. The biggest earthquake in the UK for nearly 25 years has shaken homes across large parts of the country. It was the weirdest thing? Latest Earthquakes in the world. 2008-02-27 00:56:47 UTC 4.8 magnitude, 18 km depth Market Rasen, England, United Kingdom 4.8 magnitude earthquake 2008-02-27 00:56:47 UTC at 00:56 February 27, 2008 UTC earthquakes today - recent and latest earthquakes, earthquake map and earthquake information. Epicenter at -27.776, 172.158, 1982-11-05 06:31:53 UTC The 2008 Market Rasen earthquake occurred at 00:56:47.8s GMT on 27 February 2008. Notifications. level 2. chailer. Tragically, my cat was injured during the quake after my chest of drawers fell. Norfolk Island in Australia was struck by a magnitude 6 earthquake, making it the second quake to hit the South Pacific in 24 hours. "At the same time, we heard our parrot falling off his perch. I thought it was a lorry going past and went back to sleep! It woke me up, i thought it was thunder rumbling, it went on for quite a while. The 2008 Sichuan earthquake was the deadliest with 87,587 fatalities, and also the largest at 8.0 on the moment magnitude scale.Other significant earthquakes struck Pakistan, Kyrgyzstan, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Russia, Japan, Colombia, and other parts of China. Notifications blocked. The historic, 1950s quake happened sixty years ago on the 13th January1956 and was recorded as 5.8 magnitude and was only 47 km from Norfolk Island and 15km depth. Broken entrance arch at the north end of the complex. BBC story-telling and media training centre. This earthquake was strongest in Giles County, at Eggleston and Pembroke. I was at home. it felt like when the washing machine vibrates but bigger and louder. Search Earthquake Catalog . In June people in Norfolk reported feeling the effects of a 3.9-magnitude earthquake which hit Lincolnshire. 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