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Last Updated: Saturday April 28 2007 12:15 GMT

In pictures: Earthquake strikes Kent

An earthquake struck parts of Kent in south east England on Saturday morning. Emergency crews raced to the scene.

An earthquake struck parts of Kent in south east England on Saturday morning. Emergency crews raced to the scene.

Many people were still in bed when the shaking started. They were confused about what was happening.

Many people were still in bed when the shaking started. They were confused about what was happening.

Emergency teams led shocked residents to safety. Earthquakes hardly ever happen in the UK.

Emergency teams led shocked residents to safety. Earthquakes hardly ever happen in the UK.

People spilled out on to the streets to talk about the strange wake-up they'd had.

People spilled out on to the streets to talk about the strange wake-up they'd had.

Loads of kids got in touch to tell Newsround what it was like being in the quake zone. Many said it was a day they would not forget.

Loads of kids got in touch to tell Newsround what it was like being in the quake zone. Many said it was a day they would not forget.

Houses were damaged, with chimneys falling down and cracks appearing in the walls. Now it's time to clear up the mess...

Houses were damaged, with chimneys falling down and cracks appearing in the walls. Now it's time to clear up the mess...



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