Earthquake????

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Chat' started by Crazysop, Feb 27, 2008.

  1. Crazysop

    Crazysop Member

    Ok, I've been out of sorts the last few days, but have I just imagined my whole house shaking like mad just now???? The lamp is still swinging from the ceiling as I type. Scary!!!!!!!
     
  2. Di

    Di Active Member

    Nope, you didn't just imagine it!

    Our whole house just shook and rattled! :eek: Knees really trembling now. :-?

    I'd just about nodded off and was woken suddenly and I jumped out of bed when I heard a loud bang. That was just Steve pushing too hard on the bathroom door! Not five minutes later, just dozing again and EVERYthing shook! OMG that was scary!

    BTW, happy 18th Vicki! What a way to have your birthday remembered! :rolleyes:
     
  3. HBB

    HBB Active Member

    Was in manchester too!
    the whole of my halls just shook, and has given me a great excuse to miss my 9.30 class tomorrow!!!!
     
  4. Crazysop

    Crazysop Member

    OMG so it was real!! Double scary!!!
     
  5. Di

    Di Active Member

    A 4.7 apparently, located about 20 miles south of Kingston Upon Hull.
     
  6. Di

    Di Active Member

  7. Crazysop

    Crazysop Member

    4.7 is that bad? Wheres Kingston Upon Hull?
     
  8. Di

    Di Active Member

    Well, looking at the report above, we've had a 5.0 before. Steve's got the radio on listening and they say there are no reported casualties yet.

    Kingston upon Hull is north east.
     
  9. HBB

    HBB Active Member

  10. Goldie Horn

    Goldie Horn Member

    Yes, thought I was going mad and dreaming it!!! Was just having a lovely dream (!!) and then woken up by room shaking and horrible shaky sound!! Wide awake now :(
     
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  12. Goldie Horn

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    I'm in Barnet by the way so must have been felt almost throughout the whole county?
     
  13. Crazysop

    Crazysop Member

    I'm considering removing stuff from shelves over / near my bed in case we get another one!
     
  14. Veri

    Veri Member

    Nah, not in Oxford! I was confused when I read your facebook status until I saw this thread!
     
  15. leisa

    leisa Active Member

    I didn't feel a thing, i feel quite left out! We do live up a big hill i dunno if that has anything to do with it?! Either that or we are very very heavy sleepers!!
     
  16. NeilW

    NeilW Member

    I was still awake and I felt it - not that far from Oxford, Veri...

    It sounded like the roof was rattling - not that severe down here (it wouldn't have woken me up, unlike one I was in in Alaska...)
     
  17. yorkie19

    yorkie19 Active Member

    Where's Kingston upon Hull??!?!?!?!?!?!?

    North East?? We're in Yorkshire?!? (OK, put me down for Pedant of the Year!)

    Incredibly, although the quake woke Sarah and I up, both George and Thea slept through it.
     
  18. brassbandmaestro

    brassbandmaestro Active Member

    I saw it was registered as 5.4 on the BBC website.
     
  19. Di

    Di Active Member

    It seemed like it was in two waves. There was a shake and rattle, then it seemed to lessen, then start again. We were up and out of bed, quick as anything. Adam came running from his room (he has a high sleeper, so his bed really wobbled, we went in to see Vic and she was just stood there feeding her fish saying "what's all the fuss about?". She hadn't noticed it! can't believe that. :rolleyes:
     
  20. brassbandmaestro

    brassbandmaestro Active Member

    PS sorry. 5.2 Epi centre Market Rasen
     
  21. vonny

    vonny Member

    Lou it was scary here to, I was watching TV... and then whole house shook!
    There was slight damage on my street and roundabouts but thank God it could have been worse!

    Forgot to mention I phoned Naomi who was staying at her nans house and she said "I didn't feel a thing"
     
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