Ellen Nierop was scared by the tremors
Earthquake: What's been rocking Norfolk?
The biggest UK earthquake for almost 25 years was felt across swathes of England during the early hours of Wednesday, 27 February, 2008. The magnitude of the tremors rippling from the Lincolnshire epicentre was enough to wake many people in Norfolk.
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..."
It was the biggest earthquake to hit Britain for 25 years and measured 5.2 on the Richter scale, but only lasted 10 seconds.
The epicentre was in Market Rasen in Lincolnshire, but people were rocked in their beds across Norfolk.
Knocked from bed
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.
The parrot's perch was shaken by tremors
"At about one o'clock last night I found myself beside the bed instead of in it. I thought I'd had a bad dream or something. I've never done anything like that before," she said.
"I heard the rumbling, and I just thought there was a lorry going past so I ignored it. It worried me a bit. I thought I was going potty so I was glad when I put on the radio and realised it wasn't just me."
Reports of vibrations came in from all over the county, including Wroxham, Dereham, Hunstanton, Easton, Attleborough and Little Snoring.
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.
"I only came home on Saturday with my new baby," she said.
"The house started to shake, the flowers were moving, the cards were shaking.
"I went through every possible scenario and was wondering how I would get my children out of the house if it was collapsing. It's probably one of the single most scary things that's happened to me.
Parrot falls off perch
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.
"We heard a rumble and heard the house shake," she said.
"At the same time, we heard our parrot falling off his perch. He got up again, and fell off again.
"We had real problems trying to persuade him to go back on his perch this morning!"
last updated: 27/02/2008 at 17:18
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