I Survived the 27th February Earthquake

Yes people, there was an earthquake in England! 11 People

    A Story About My Friend

    At 6:50 on February 13, 2008, Oaxaca and its surrounding areas in the southern Mexico had a magnitude 7.6 earthquake. The quake lasted 42 seconds, 20,000 people were killed, tens of thousands of people were injured and the collapse of numerous housing. However, outside the town...
    marywhite77 marywhite77
    May 22, 2008


    Hehehe, we had an earthquake! It wasn't so bad where I am, no one lost their chimneys here! All that happened to me really was that I managed to fall out of bed at 1am due to that earthquake. I think I fell onto my funny bone, which wasn't funny. It hurt quite a bit. But I was...
    Luangi Luangi
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Feb 27, 2008

    Why Is My Leg Shaking?

    I was about 80 miles from the epi-centre but I was awoken by the weird sensation of my leg shaking...My bed is side on to the wall and I had my leg resting against the wall when it started shaking. At first I thought it was a strong wind outside or the chimney stack falling off...
    mikemcneil mikemcneil
    51-55, M
    3 Responses Mar 2, 2008

    Did the Earth Move For You, Darling?!

    Husband and I both woke up with a "what the hell is happening?!   I wasn't fully awake, which I guess added to the spookiness of it...I guess the shaking of the bed must have disturbed me...but why did the walls seem to be shaking?..Was our elderly neighbour...
    lostbird lostbird
    51-55, F
    3 Responses Mar 2, 2008


    I didn't know there was one or where there was one but I'm here sooooo I'd presume I survived it :D
    CrazyKamina CrazyKamina
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 9, 2012


    Unfortunatly I was out on a pub golf bar crawl, and put the shaking floor down to too many drinks, but at 1am today there was an earthquake in England!!!! It woke my flatmates up and everything, apparently the whole block was shaking. There was only one injury and not fatalities...
    Tesse Tesse
    18-21, F
    9 Responses Feb 27, 2008

    I Think I Started It!

    I think i started it the 27th February Earthquake with my snoring!! lmao!!! I Mean, sometimes when i snore i make the toilet seat vibrate in the bathroom!!! I've made the water ripple in the hand basin!!! I've asked for video evidence!! I think that will happen and it will get...
    GoodGuy34 GoodGuy34
    31-35, M
    21 Responses Mar 2, 2008

    I'm Still Here :)

    And just how did i manage to survive through such a harrowing, scary, and destructive force of nature? i hear you ask........ Erm... Just by sleeping soundly through the whole 10 secs that it lasted. I always miss out on all the fun :( 
    OP OP
    41-45, M
    1 Response Mar 1, 2008


    I didn't actually feel it =P
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Apr 9, 2008
More Stories