By AnthonyLast updated: Wednesday, February 27, 2008 • Save & ShareOne Comment

Goodness, There’s just been an earthquake. All the doors shook and the walls shimmered. This is a relatively unusual event for the West Midlands, although not unprecedented.

UPDATE: 5.3 in Lincolnshire

UPDATE 2: Post edited for an inexplicable attack of Famous Five speech patterns. I can confirm that Timmy the dog was not harmed in the earthquake, and neither did he give warning of the impending seismic activity.

UPDATE 3: Best comment at The Guardian care of Nick Bannister: “Some jiffy bags were dislodged from some high shelving in our office. I can only thank God that no one was standing underneath at the time.”

UPDATE 4: You can notify the U.S. Geological Survey Earthquake Hazards Program of your experience of the earthquake here.

Filed in Personal

One Response to “Earthquake”

Comment from SnoopyTheGoon
Time 29/2/2008 at 11:16 am

Yep. I can also confirm that the insidious rumor about domestic animals feeling the earthquake in advance are so much crap. During the last one here, my cats spent the whole 15 or so seconds on the bed with me without twitching a tail.