Dude, that was an Earthquake?!

// February 27th, 2008 // Blog

After spotting several cheesy status messages on Facebook just now, reading: “Did the Earth move for you last night?” , I suddenly realised that the wobbly, side-to-side motion I experienced on the floor of my friend's room in the wee hours, was in fact an earthquake – and not just a passing tube train, as I originally thought!

BBC News: Earthquake felt across much of UK

9 Responses to “Dude, that was an Earthquake?!”

  1. gess says:

    I wanted to ask that :D

    Alhamdulliah, you are ok.

    BTW, when I was a kid, my mother told me that we had a very strong earthquake during a siesta, but of couse I could not remember.

  2. gess says:

    UOH!, that was nothing, iMuslim! (I just saw the pictures from the link).

  3. gess says:

    Don’t BBC have nothing to write about?

  4. Faraz says:

    I slept right through it.

    Of course, I was in a different continent at the time.

  5. hema says:

    i thought the world was going to end, i was petrified!

  6. Manas Shaikh says:

    Only 5.4? Pooh! No wonder you didn’t care. :P

    Above the epicentre, it could have been more tho.

  7. iMuslim says:

    gess… well, the fact that I wasn’t at all worried, suggests it wasn’t that big a deal (although i imagine it was for the poor guy who broke his pelvis!).

    Faraz: :P

    hema: Aww… poor babe… are you closer to the epicenter than me?

    Manas: I think the people of Lincolnshire would have had a good fright!

  8. AnonyMouse says:

    Al-Hamdulillaah that you’re safe!

    Apparently I live pretty close to major fault lines and we’re always being told how we’re in constant danger of being swallowed up by the earth, but the only earthquake I can remember noticing was way back in grade 5… the others are too small to notice, or else I’m just clueless.

  9. Sumera says:

    Didn’t feel any of it up here.

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