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The quakes were registered at a depth of 10km and about 681km northeast of the island. The BBC reserves the right to edit comments submitted. it felt like when the washing machine vibrates but bigger and louder. 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. It woke me up, i thought it was thunder rumbling, it went on for quite a while. Tragically, my cat was injured during the quake after my chest of drawers fell. Desktop Notifications . Also felt in West Virginia. earthquakes today - recent and latest earthquakes, earthquake map and earthquake information. All the details of the earthquake that occurred, Earthquake 322.82km (200.59 miles) away from Kingston (Norfolk Island) I thought there had been an accident outside but couldn't see anything. 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. too was woken just before 1 a.m. this morning with my bed shaking. Earthquake, any sudden shaking of the ground caused by the passage of seismic waves through Earth’s rocks. I am gutted i didn't experience it. Your views, your stories, your life on the BBC. was really suprised when my husband said, ' did you hear abiout the earth quake yeaterday...' i thought he ment in aisia or something! I am gutted, i was sat cosy on my sofa in my nice new flat waching a dvd, then sudenly the phone just rang, it was my friend she said, "did you just feel that" Feel what i replied, she then said we just had an earth quake i was laughing - I didn't believe her. A magnitude 2.1 earthquake occurred 18 miles west northwest of Decatur in Lawrence County in the north central part of the state at 8:49 p.m. Thursday. It worried me a bit. i thought two things, an earthquake ( surley not! I honestly didn't feel enything. I didn't hear any noise, but the movement lasted only a few seconds.Wed Feb 27 18:00:12 2008, Nessa TatnellIt really shook my three storey building, and was very scary.Wed Feb 27 17:59:24 2008, Shaun HindsI felt the quake for about 40 to 50 sec then it stopped. Historical Tornado Events. I thought it was a lorry going past and went back to sleep! at 06:34 June 16, 2008 UTC, Location: User Time Zone . November 20, 1969. ), anohter pregnancy thing ( trapped nerves.....?.and went to bed. The Good Friday jet crash didn’t feel like that and neither did that earthquake from awhile back. Sure thats what i heard !Wed Feb 27 16:29:05 2008, The BBC is not responsible for the content of external websites. Epicenter at -27.917, 172.904, 1981-08-11 13:23:17 UTC Broken entrance arch at the north end of the complex. ", last updated: 27/02/2008 at 17:18created: 27/02/2008. Ellen Nierop in Norwich told Breakfast With Bumfrey that she was completely petrified when the house started to shake as she changed her newborn daughter Tabitha's nappy. Display event dates and times using this time zone. "I went through every possible scenario and was wondering how I would get my children out of the house if it was collapsing. 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. Learn more about the … I thought there had been an accident outside but couldn't see anything. A total of 23 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Norfolk, VA. Yesterday New Caledonia was … I have just seen my house shake at 00:52 for about 20 seconds enough to move clothes on coathangers. It's strange because she doesn't live that far from me. I honestly didn't feel enything. 57.2 km from It was the largest onshore earthquake ever recorded in the UK and had hundreds of aftershocks. The most recent recorded quake on this internet site was eight years ago, which was on the 16th June 2008 and recorded as 4.8 and 10km depth and was North East of the Norfolk Island. Wed Feb 27 17:58:17 2008, Jean ChildsI watched Look East news lunch time and they were talking about pets in the earthquake, we have a 12 year old cat and he is always out yesterday we had to physically put him out and he was soon in again he would not leave our sides until after the earthquake last night i am sure he knew, also our hamster he was awake early to last night and was just going absolutely scatty in his cage until this happened.Wed Feb 27 17:56:49 2008, Julie HammondWe are on holiday in Bacton, we felt the earthquake in our holiday cottage. 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. Latest Earthquakes in the world. this morning i heard about the earthquake. The earthquake appeared in their list of 'earthquakes around the British Isles in the last 50 days'. I live in downtown Norfolk in the Botetourt building. 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 I felt more of a swaying than shaking. We felt the earth tremor in north creake, which is near fakenham. The USGS announced the earthquake Friday morning. Police in Norfolk, Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire received hundreds of calls after tremors were felt just before 0100 GMT. Thu Feb 28 00:42:34 2008, heidi pendergrastI thought i was a little crazy. i thought two things, an earthquake ( surley not! I felt an earthquake on deployment in Albania in 2004 but that wasnt as strong as this one. We are on holiday in Bacton, we felt the earthquake in our holiday cottage. My friend thought the front door had been knocked and got up to check if there was someone there. Residents there reported several damaged chimneys and articles shaken from shelves and walls. All asking each other if we had felt the same thing. World earthquake list. (35.2 miles). was really suprised when my husband said, ' did you hear abiout the earth quake yeaterday...' i thought he ment in aisia or something! Enable notifications in your browser. The British Geological Society said an earthquake on this scale would occur about every 10 to 20 years in the UK. 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. Its epicentre was 15 miles north of Lincoln, near Market Rasen, and the British Geological Survey reported the earthquake as measuring 5.3 on the Richter scale - the largest in Britain since 1984. at 13:23 August 11, 1981 UTC, Location: "At about one o'clock last night I found myself beside the bed instead of in it. I felt the quake for about 40 to 50 sec then it stopped. Time Zone. 2008-06-16 06:34:50 UTC 4.9 magnitude, 10 km depth Norfolk Island, Australia 4.9 magnitude earthquake 2008-06-16 06:34:50 UTC at 06:34 June 16, 2008 UTC A MAGNITUDE 6 earthquake has shaken Australia’s Norfolk Island, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) has said - the second to rock the South Pacific Ocean over the past 24 hours. Manassas was surprised by a 2.5 magnitude tremor in 1997, and an equivalent earthquake was felt in Culpeper two months earlier. I thought it was a lorry going past and went back to sleep! I am amazed that it was an earthquake,hope it's not the shape of things to come : (. The epicentre was in Market Rasen in Lincolnshire, but people were rocked in their beds across Norfolk. r/norfolk: Everything in & around Norfolk, Virginia Beach, and the greater Hampton Roads/Tidewater/Coastal Virginia region. Norfolk Island in Australia was struck by a magnitude 6 earthquake, making it the second quake to hit the South Pacific in 24 hours. (29.2 miles), 1982-05-20 22:55:56 UTC A minor earthquake was detected by instrumentation Thursday night, according to the U.S. Geologic Survey. 1956-01-13 06:16:18 UTC earthquakes today - recent and latest earthquakes, earthquake map and earthquake information. I heard it in Falmouth Cornwall. Sure thats what i heard ! Earthquake information for europe. I thought i was a little crazy. 47.2 km from Epicenter at -29.672, 171.944, 2008-06-16 06:34:50 UTC BBC story-telling and media training centre. Share Email this article to a friend Subscribe to ad-free EarthquakeTrack Plus for the best earthquake tracking experience plus additional features and subscriber-only perks. Where were you at? First published on Wed 27 Feb 2008 02.38 GMT. was so suprised and shouted 'no way, so im not going mad!' Earthquake information. The whole house was shaking, we could hear the tiles rattling on the roof and there was a deep rumbling noise. I am gutted i didn't experience it. BBC Norfolk website, The Forum, Millennium Plain, Norwich, NR2 1BH, I didnt feel the earth quake in my area but some of my friends had things fall of there shelves and fall on there beds. In the early hours of this morning, the earth moved for many people in the county and BBC Radio Norfolk was inundated by callers saying, "You might think I'm mad but...". He got up again, and fell off again. Wed Feb 27 23:07:56 2008, Iain WrightOut of curiosity I fed the word "earthquake" into the search box on eBay at 8:30 this morning. Some bright spark had already advertised an I SURVIVED THE 2008 EARTHQUAKE T-SHIRT! All asking each other if we had felt the same thing. This page has been archived and is no longer updated. Epicenter at -26.263, 172.725, 1980-01-11 11:13:32 UTC Virginia is pretty stable, but just about any place in the state can experience an earthquake. I didn't hear any noise, but the movement lasted only a few seconds. "I only came home on Saturday with my new baby," she said. EMSC (European Mediterranean Seismological Centre) provides real time earthquake information for seismic events with magnitude larger than 5 in the European Mediterranean area and … EmilyI didnt feel the earth quake in my area but some of my friends had things fall of there shelves and fall on there bedsThu Feb 28 09:47:57 2008, Harrietit felt like when the washing machine vibrates but bigger and louder.Thu Feb 28 09:47:34 2008, JamesTragically, my cat was injured during the quake after my chest of drawers fell.Thu Feb 28 02:16:24 2008, ricky scarffI am gutted, i was sat cosy on my sofa in my nice new flat waching a dvd, then sudenly the phone just rang, it was my friend she said, "did you just feel that" Feel what i replied, she then said we just had an earth quake i was laughing - I didn't believe her. Tremors were felt in areas including Merseyside, Birmingham, Leicestershire, Bedfordshire, Norfolk, Surrey and Greater London. Magnitude 3.8. Norfolk Island. at 06:31 November 05, 1982 UTC, Location: The biggest earthquake in the UK for nearly 25 years has shaken homes across large parts of the country. Some bright spark had already advertised an I SURVIVED THE 2008 EARTHQUAKE T-SHIRT!Wed Feb 27 18:04:45 2008, R MolesI have just seen my house shake at 00:52 for about 20 seconds enough to move clothes on coathangers.Wed Feb 27 18:03:39 2008, Trevor and Jo WoodsWe were woken by the earthquake at Briston in North Norfolk just before 1am. One chimney toppled at the Norfolk and Western Station in Eggleston. Notifications blocked. at 11:13 January 11, 1980 UTC, Location: It really shook my three storey building, and was very scary. Out of curiosity I fed the word "earthquake" into the search box on eBay at 8:30 this morning. There was no immediate tsunami warning and no reports of damage or casualties from the quake, which hit at a depth of 10 km (6 miles), about 681 km (423 miles) northeast of Norfolk Island. at 18:36 October 20, 1982 UTC, Location: People in Newcastle, Yorkshire, London, Cumbria, the Midlands, Norfolk and also parts of Wales, felt the tremor just before 0100 GMT. Epicenter at -29.458, 168.12 It's strange because she doesn't live that far from me. Earthquake information. Ive been off work with bad pregnancy sickness and during the day had been feeling faint. It was the biggest earthquake to hit Britain for 25 years and measured 5.2 on the Richter scale, but only lasted 10 seconds. I was at home. The epicentre of the magnitude 5.2 quake was in Market Rasen, Lincs, but it was felt in much of England. at 21:59 February 29, 1984 UTC, Location: You are in: Norfolk > Features > General Features > Earthquake: What's been rocking Norfolk? Kingston Steve Harper in Briston is used to feeling earthquakes having lived in New Zealand and says it wasn't as serious as the ones she's experienced over there, but it did have unfortunate consequences for her pet. I watched Look East news lunch time and they were talking about pets in the earthquake, we have a 12 year old cat and he is always out yesterday we had to physically put him out and he was soon in again he would not leave our sides until after the earthquake last night i am sure he knew, also our hamster he was awake early to last night and was just going absolutely scatty in his cage until this happened. New research shows how submarine optical fibre cables can be used to detect earthquake activity under the seafloor Magnitude 4.6 ML Earthquake South Wales 17/02/2018 Contact us Notifications. EMSC (European Mediterranean Seismological Centre) provides real time earthquake information for seismic events with magnitude larger than 5 in the European Mediterranean area and … A shallow earthquake of magnitude 6 struck northeast of Australia's Norfolk Island on Thursday, the United States Geological Survey said. A Bedfordshire town has been hit by a third earthquake in two weeks. There's nothing serious at present," she said. Epicenter at -28.54, 167.914 On Saturday 16 March 2013, slightly after 7.00 am GMT, the British Geological Survey recorded a Magnitude 2.1 Earthquake in Norfolk, roughly 30 km southwest of Norwich, at a depth of 4 km. The most recent one was recorded on Friday afternoon … I am amazed that it was an earthquake,hope it's not the shape of things to come : (Wed Feb 27 17:14:55 2008, Laraine Holloway I heard it in Falmouth Cornwall. Market Rasen, Lincolnshire, saw a magnitude 5.2 quake in 2008… The biggest UK earthquake for almost 25 years was felt across swathes of England during the early hours of Wednesday, 27 February, 2008. I was up an on the sofa, my whole body shook for about 5 seconds. I was up an on the sofa, my whole body shook for about 5 seconds. at 22:55 May 20, 1982 UTC, Location: "The house started to shake, the flowers were moving, the cards were shaking. at 06:16 January 13, 1956 UTC, Location: In June people in Norfolk reported feeling the effects of a 3.9-magnitude earthquake which hit Lincolnshire. The 2008 Market Rasen earthquake occurred at 00:56:47.8s GMT on 27 February 2008. Ive been off work with bad pregnancy sickness and during the day had been feeling faint. "At the same time, we heard our parrot falling off his perch. The whole house was shaking, we could hear the tiles rattling on the roof and there was a deep rumbling noise. The earthquake was centered on Leighton Buzzard, just weeks after a 3.9 quake struck the same town. According to the British Geological Survey the earthquake registered a reading of 5.2 on the Richter scale, with its epicentre 2.5 miles (4 km) north of Market Rasen and 15 miles (24 km) south-west of Grimsby. Ruth in Cromer had her house rocked so strongly that she fell out of bed and phoned in to breakfast presenter Stephen Bumfrey's radio show to tell her story. I thought I was going potty so I was glad when I put on the radio and realised it wasn't just me.". We were woken by the earthquake at Briston in North Norfolk just before 1am. This earthquake was strongest in Giles County, at Eggleston and Pembroke. Posted February 27, 2008 Filed under: bbc, earthquake, manchester | Comments (1) Ok, this is getting strange. A man suffered a broken pelvis when a chimney collapsed in South Yorkshire. Epicenter at -27.776, 172.158, 1982-11-05 06:31:53 UTC An earthquake of magnitude 6.0 struck Australia’s remote Norfolk Island, the United States Geological Survey reported on Thursday. was so suprised and shouted 'no way, so im not going mad!'. It was the weirdest thing? 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. The biggest UK earthquake for almost 25 years was felt across swathes of England during the early hours of Wednesday, 27 February, 2008. "We heard a rumble and heard the house shake," she said. Who felt it? level 2. chailer. "I heard the rumbling, and I just thought there was a lorry going past so I ignored it. It woke me up, i thought it was thunder rumbling, it went on for quite a while. To receive browser notifications toggle the option below, read more. The … It must have lasted 30 seconds at least - it didn't feel like it was going to stop! Earthquake information for europe. As disasters go, the Great Lincolnshire Earthquake of 2008, as it will doubtless never come to be called, was a very British catastrophe. Near the southern edge of the Culpeper Triassic basin, a magnitude 3.2 earthquake rattled Charlottesville in 2001. Latest Earthquakes in the world. Reports of vibrations came in from all over the county, including Wroxham, Dereham, Hunstanton, Easton, Attleborough and Little Snoring. People in Norfolk have reported that they felt the effects of a 3.9-magnitude earthquake which hit Lincolnshire on Saturday night. "We had real problems trying to persuade him to go back on his perch this morning! I thought I'd had a bad dream or something. Very weird feeling. this morning i heard about the earthquake. Search Earthquake Catalog . World earthquake list. BBC Look East lunch: Earthquake felt across east, BBC News: Earthquake tremors felt in East, British Geological Survey Seismology website. Epicenter at -26.001, 170.157, 1982-10-20 18:36:03 UTC Earthquakes in 2008 resulted in about 88,011 fatalities. ), anohter pregnancy thing ( trapped nerves.....?.and went to bed. My friend thought the front door had been knocked and got up to check if there was someone there. UTC-08:00 UTC . Latest important earthquakes; 4,7: Earthquake Duao: 4,53: Earthquake1005 km north-east of Whangarei Earthquakes occur most often along geologic faults, narrow zones where rock masses move in relation to one another. I've never done anything like that before," she said. Epicenter at -28.141, 172.023, 1984-02-29 21:59:58 UTC It must have lasted 30 seconds at least - it didn't feel like it was going to stop!Wed Feb 27 18:01:26 2008, Emma RomaineWe felt the earth tremor in north creake, which is near fakenham.Wed Feb 27 18:00:48 2008, Myrtle Hudson, Norwich too was woken just before 1 a.m. this morning with my bed shaking. 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