The quakes were registered at a depth of 10km and about 681km northeast of the island. r/norfolk: Everything in & around Norfolk, Virginia Beach, and the greater Hampton Roads/Tidewater/Coastal Virginia region. Search Earthquake Catalog . Some bright spark had already advertised an I SURVIVED THE 2008 EARTHQUAKE T-SHIRT! at 06:31 November 05, 1982 UTC, Location: The USGS announced the earthquake Friday morning. This page has been archived and is no longer updated. "I only came home on Saturday with my new baby," she said. My friend thought the front door had been knocked and got up to check if there was someone there. Broken entrance arch at the north end of the complex. Ive been off work with bad pregnancy sickness and during the day had been feeling faint. "We heard a rumble and heard the house shake," she said. 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. Epicenter at -26.001, 170.157, 1982-10-20 18:36:03 UTC User Time Zone . 1956-01-13 06:16:18 UTC We were woken by the earthquake at Briston in North Norfolk just before 1am. I am gutted i didn't experience it. Time Zone. ), anohter pregnancy thing ( trapped nerves.....?.and went to bed. 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. A Bedfordshire town has been hit by a third earthquake in two weeks. I was at home. I've never done anything like that before," she said. I thought I was going potty so I was glad when I put on the radio and realised it wasn't just me.". The earthquake was centered on Leighton Buzzard, just weeks after a 3.9 quake struck the same town. 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 Out of curiosity I fed the word "earthquake" into the search box on eBay at 8:30 this morning. Ive been off work with bad pregnancy sickness and during the day had been feeling faint. Latest important earthquakes; 4,7: Earthquake Duao: 4,53: Earthquake1005 km north-east of Whangarei level 2. chailer. 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. "At about one o'clock last night I found myself beside the bed instead of in it. i thought two things, an earthquake ( surley not! It's strange because she doesn't live that far from me. Near the southern edge of the Culpeper Triassic basin, a magnitude 3.2 earthquake rattled Charlottesville in 2001. 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. It was the largest onshore earthquake ever recorded in the UK and had hundreds of aftershocks. 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. at 21:59 February 29, 1984 UTC, Location: 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. earthquakes today - recent and latest earthquakes, earthquake map and earthquake information. Historical Tornado Events. It worried me a bit. Market Rasen, Lincolnshire, saw a magnitude 5.2 quake in 2008… at 18:36 October 20, 1982 UTC, Location: The magnitude of the tremors rippling from the Lincolnshire epicentre was enough to wake many people in Norfolk. (29.2 miles), 1982-05-20 22:55:56 UTC The whole house was shaking, we could hear the tiles rattling on the roof and there was a deep rumbling noise. Epicenter at -26.263, 172.725, 1980-01-11 11:13:32 UTC 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. EMSC (European Mediterranean Seismological Centre) provides real time earthquake information for seismic events with magnitude larger than 5 in the European Mediterranean area and … at 22:55 May 20, 1982 UTC, Location: Epicenter at -28.141, 172.023, 1984-02-29 21:59:58 UTC Earthquake information. November 20, 1969. I thought there had been an accident outside but couldn't see anything. I am amazed that it was an earthquake,hope it's not the shape of things to come : (. We are on holiday in Bacton, we felt the earthquake in our holiday cottage. The Good Friday jet crash didn’t feel like that and neither did that earthquake from awhile back. Notifications. this morning i heard about the earthquake. 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. As disasters go, the Great Lincolnshire Earthquake of 2008, as it will doubtless never come to be called, was a very British catastrophe. Latest Earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes in 2008 resulted in about 88,011 fatalities. The epicentre of the magnitude 5.2 quake was in Market Rasen, Lincs, but it was felt in much of England. 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. 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. I didn't hear any noise, but the movement lasted only a few seconds. The earthquake appeared in their list of 'earthquakes around the British Isles in the last 50 days'. Enable notifications in your browser. Where were you at? 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. I was up an on the sofa, my whole body shook for about 5 seconds. Kingston 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. It must have lasted 30 seconds at least - it didn't feel like it was going to stop! Latest Earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes occur most often along geologic faults, narrow zones where rock masses move in relation to one another. 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. I honestly didn't feel enything. I felt more of a swaying than shaking. I heard it in Falmouth Cornwall. was really suprised when my husband said, ' did you hear abiout the earth quake yeaterday...' i thought he ment in aisia or something! was really suprised when my husband said, ' did you hear abiout the earth quake yeaterday...' i thought he ment in aisia or something! Epicenter at -27.776, 172.158, 1982-11-05 06:31:53 UTC One chimney toppled at the Norfolk and Western Station in Eggleston. Residents there reported several damaged chimneys and articles shaken from shelves and walls. it felt like when the washing machine vibrates but bigger and louder. 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. "The house started to shake, the flowers were moving, the cards were shaking. Desktop Notifications . 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. It's strange because she doesn't live that far from me. I was up an on the sofa, my whole body shook for about 5 seconds. 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. All the details of the earthquake that occurred, Earthquake 322.82km (200.59 miles) away from Kingston (Norfolk Island) The biggest earthquake in the UK for nearly 25 years has shaken homes across large parts of the country. First published on Wed 27 Feb 2008 02.38 GMT. All asking each other if we had felt the same thing. In June people in Norfolk reported feeling the effects of a 3.9-magnitude earthquake which hit Lincolnshire. I thought I'd had a bad dream or something. this morning i heard about the earthquake. Norfolk Island. World earthquake list. Also felt in West Virginia. It's probably one of the single most scary things that's happened to me. "We had real problems trying to persuade him to go back on his perch this morning! 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 He got up again, and fell off again. It really shook my three storey building, and was very scary. Tremors were felt in areas including Merseyside, Birmingham, Leicestershire, Bedfordshire, Norfolk, Surrey and Greater London. Magnitude 3.8. at 06:34 June 16, 2008 UTC, Location: Epicenter at -29.458, 168.12 Earthquake information for europe. A shallow earthquake of magnitude 6 struck northeast of Australia's Norfolk Island on Thursday, the United States Geological Survey said. To receive browser notifications toggle the option below, read more. People in Newcastle, Yorkshire, London, Cumbria, the Midlands, Norfolk and also parts of Wales, felt the tremor just before 0100 GMT. I honestly didn't feel enything. Epicenter at -29.672, 171.944, 2008-06-16 06:34:50 UTC It woke me up, i thought it was thunder rumbling, it went on for quite a while. Who felt it? Epicenter at -27.917, 172.904, 1981-08-11 13:23:17 UTC ", last updated: 27/02/2008 at 17:18created: 27/02/2008. too was woken just before 1 a.m. this morning with my bed shaking. Very weird feeling. "I went through every possible scenario and was wondering how I would get my children out of the house if it was collapsing. 47.2 km from was so suprised and shouted 'no way, so im not going mad!'. Subscribe to ad-free EarthquakeTrack Plus for the best earthquake tracking experience plus additional features and subscriber-only perks. A total of 23 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Norfolk, VA. UTC-08:00 UTC . A minor earthquake was detected by instrumentation Thursday night, according to the U.S. Geologic Survey. 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. Sure thats what i heard ! Earthquake information for europe. Norfolk Island in Australia was struck by a magnitude 6 earthquake, making it the second quake to hit the South Pacific in 24 hours. Thu Feb 28 00:42:34 2008, heidi pendergrastI thought i was a little crazy. This earthquake was strongest in Giles County, at Eggleston and Pembroke. I felt an earthquake on deployment in Albania in 2004 but that wasnt as strong as this one. The 2008 Market Rasen earthquake occurred at 00:56:47.8s GMT on 27 February 2008. I have just seen my house shake at 00:52 for about 20 seconds enough to move clothes on coathangers. Earthquake information. My friend thought the front door had been knocked and got up to check if there was someone there. I thought it was a lorry going past and went back to sleep! Your views, your stories, your life on the BBC. Display event dates and times using this time zone. "At the same time, we heard our parrot falling off his perch. 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. All asking each other if we had felt the same thing. 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 felt the quake for about 40 to 50 sec then it stopped. You are in: Norfolk > Features > General Features > Earthquake: What's been rocking Norfolk? EMSC (European Mediterranean Seismological Centre) provides real time earthquake information for seismic events with magnitude larger than 5 in the European Mediterranean area and … Tragically, my cat was injured during the quake after my chest of drawers fell. It was the weirdest thing? Virginia is pretty stable, but just about any place in the state can experience an earthquake. World earthquake list. earthquakes today - recent and latest earthquakes, earthquake map and earthquake information. 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. Police in Norfolk, Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire received hundreds of calls after tremors were felt just before 0100 GMT. I am gutted i didn't experience it. 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. was so suprised and shouted 'no way, so im not going mad!' at 11:13 January 11, 1980 UTC, Location: There's nothing serious at present," she said. I live in downtown Norfolk in the Botetourt building. The epicentre was in Market Rasen in Lincolnshire, but people were rocked in their beds across Norfolk. Sure thats what i heard !Wed Feb 27 16:29:05 2008, The BBC is not responsible for the content of external websites. 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. The whole house was shaking, we could hear the tiles rattling on the roof and there was a deep rumbling noise. Epicenter at -28.54, 167.914 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. ), anohter pregnancy thing ( trapped nerves.....?.and went to bed. 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. The most recent one was recorded on Friday afternoon … We felt the earth tremor in north creake, which is near fakenham. Kingston (35.2 miles). BBC story-telling and media training centre. People in Norfolk have reported that they felt the effects of a 3.9-magnitude earthquake which hit Lincolnshire on Saturday night. An earthquake of magnitude 6.0 struck Australia’s remote Norfolk Island, the United States Geological Survey reported on Thursday. 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. It woke me up, i thought it was thunder rumbling, it went on for quite a while. Learn more about the … 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 The … A man suffered a broken pelvis when a chimney collapsed in South Yorkshire. Reports of vibrations came in from all over the county, including Wroxham, Dereham, Hunstanton, Easton, Attleborough and Little Snoring. The BBC reserves the right to edit comments submitted. Yesterday New Caledonia was … 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. 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