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Last Updated: Monday March 10 2008 12:39 GMT

Did you feel the earthquake hit the UK?

Chimneys damaged during the quake

One of the biggest earthquakes to hit England has been felt across the UK.

The centre of the quake struck Lincolnshire very early on Wednesday, and damaged loads of buildings - but did it wake you up?

Did you find strange things going bump in the night? Was your home damaged during the tremors?

Maybe you slept through it all and didn't feel a thing?

Email us and let us know!

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"I heard the earthquake and it woke me up. My mirror fell down and I didn't know what to do, so all I could do was sit on my bed."

Jodie, 10, Barnsley, England

"Photos fell off walls, houses shook and I hope nothing happens like this ever again."

Lucy, 10, Stockton, England

"I was really surprised by the earthquake and it broke one of my favourite ornaments."

Kelly, 11, Stockton, England

"My bed started moving and it felt like someone got me from bed and shook me really hard."

Anam, 13, Bury, England

"I fell out of bed and landed on my floor because of the vibration."

Ben, 12, East Sussex, England

"I didn't hear anything because I was sound asleep!"

Jenny, 10, London, England

"My house started to move and my drink fell all down me. Everything was moving for 10 seconds."

Chloe, 12, Manchester, England

"I slept through it! When I got to school, only three of my friends had felt it, but most of my mates slept through it too!"

Lauren, 11, Ossett, England

"I woke up and my wardrobe door was shaking like mad! I knew exactly what it was. It was exciting and scary."

Niamh, 9, Birmingham, England

"I didn't feel it but my sister did, she said that she thought that it was my next door neighbours (because they make really loud noises)."

Sally, 11, London, England

"When the earthquake came my mum thought the extension was falling off the house. Everybody in my street was out in their dressing gowns and pyjamas. We couldn't believe it!"

Stephanie, 10, Hull, England

"I woke up in the middle of the night and I could hear the furniture downstairs moving. My shelves were shaking. I was terrified."

Gemma, 12, Wirral, England

"I didn't even realise there had been an earthquake until a little while ago when I saw this article."

Lauren, 10, London, England

"The earthquake woke me up, it sounds like when you're on a plane and it's landing. There was a rumbling sound and my room shook from side to side. My little sister screamed and it woke my mum and dad up."

Jessica, 12, Sheffield, England

"Yes I did feel it. I didn't know what was going on. I was rolling side to side in my bed. By the time I had woken up it was almost over. Luckily our house wasn't damaged."

Caitlin, 10, Norfolk, England

"My whole bed was shaking! I honestly thought it was some really strong wind, or someone underneath my bed shaking it!"

Paige, 12, East Yorkshire, England

"It woke me up, I thought someone was jumping on my bed. It scared me! CREEPY!"

Rowan, 12, Tamworth, England

"I felt the earthquake and it shocked me because we NEVER get earthquakes in the UK."

Charlie, 10, Hertfordshire, England

"I slept right through it! Me and my family didn't wake up at all but my cousin told us in the morning and she said that her bed was shaking in the night!"

Abbie, 11, Stoke-on-Trent, England

"I was woken up just before one in the morning and the room began to shake. At first I didn't know what it was. It was rather scary."

Emma, 10, County Durham, England

"I felt the earthquake. My bed shook really badly, but some of my friends didn't feel anything!"

Rhiannon, 10, Oldham, England

"I didn't actually feel the earthquake, but my friends say that they have had things falling from shelves and ornaments almost broken."

Tyler, 10, Norfolk, England

"I didn't hear or feel a thing. I was fast asleep, but my mum and dad's bed shook."

Abigail, 9, Oldham, England

"It woke me up and I thought I was dreaming."

Charlotte, 10, Hull, England

"I was asleep, then I heard my parrot flapping her wings and squawking. I knew there was something wrong ."

Louis, 10, Hull, England

"Me and my mum and dad woke up. We heard something going on. Then we found out it was an earthquake. We told my sister in the morning because she slept through it."

Megan, 11, Norfolk, England

"I was asleep through the whole thing. But when I woke up, I found some of my things on the floor and wondered what on earth was going on!"

Caitlin, 11, North Walsham, England

"Matt's alarm clock fell on his head and woke him up! Bryanney fell out of bed with fright! Imogen thought it was her sister jumping up and down on her parents' bed! William slept all the way through! Jake woke up and noticed his shelves were shaking and, all of a sudden, his toys fell off his shelf! Olivia woke up because her little brother was crying and screaming! Paul quickly hid underneath the table!"

Class 6, 10-11 years, Lincoln, England

"I didn't feel the earthquake cause I was sleeping, but in a town nearby a chimney landed on a person."

Dannielle, 10, Barnsley, England

"I woke at night and I thought that a plane had crashed just next to my house. I was shaking an hour later with the shock. I was terrified."

Tom, 10, Lincoln, England

"Most of our class were woken up by the earthquake, but seven of us stayed asleep! Aaron's teddy was shaken out of bed. Everyone was worried. Mrs Wright thought she was having a nightmare, but Mr Marsden went straight back to sleep!"

Class 1W, Willerby, England

"It was bouncy and a bit scary. It wasn't too strong, but there was a big noise."

Alice, 8, Huddersfield, England

"ARE YOU KIDDING? Last night, I slept like a baby! Sound asleep, I was. But my older brother felt it."

Kaytee, 12, Orpington, England

"In the night, a strange noise woke my family up. We didn't realise it was an earthquake! My shelves were banging and our chimney fell off! It was really scary!"

Yasmin, 11, Derbyshire, England

"I slept through the earthquake."

Tia, 8, Wigan, England

"We felt our house shake. We woke up and heard the dog barking like mad. We were extremely scared."

Elliot and Andrew, 10, Norfolk, England

"I woke up because I am a light sleeper. I had no idea what was going on. You hear about earthquakes in places overseas, but it is so frightening when it is happening to you."

Daisy, 14, Kent, England

"I awoke to see that my bedroom was in a complete state. The floor was shaking so I rushed down the stairs and crawled under the table."

Laurance, 10, Liverpool, England

"I never felt the earthquake, but we are talking about it in class. It sounds very exciting!"

Arthur, 8, Derby, England

"I would say last night was the most horrific night in years. People's houses were destroyed and fear increased throughout the night!"

Elysee, 11, Barwick, England

"I live really close to Market Rasen (10 miles away) and my house was shaking like mad!"

Esme, 10, Gainsborough, England

"I was really scared. I thought it was a bulldozer knocking down my house."

Lauren, 11, Gainsborough, England

"We were awoken by the tremor at just after 1am. Our neighbour ran outside in her dressing gown!"

Beth and Jake, 12 and 10, Leicestershire, England

"Usually, I leave a water bottle on my bedside table. I got woken up by the pleasant surprise of water all over my bed! I thought I must have hit it in my sleep. Lol!"

Marshall, 11, Worcestershire, England

"I didn't feel anything and I live in a town right next to Cardiff - they felt it there."

Lauren, 10, Penarth, Wales

"I felt it. My bed was shaking and my dog was barking. When I got up, I could not believe that I had felt it from Lincolnshire!!"

Megan, 10, Cheshire, England

"My dad told me about the earthquake when I woke up."

Jesse, 11, Derbyshire, England

"We slept through the whole thing and didn't know until our mum told us to switch on Newsround this morning! It woke her and dad up and shook the house at 1am."

Katy, Sarah and Lucy, 11, 8 and 7, Staffordshire, England

"I felt my bed shake. I thought it was my dad messing around with me. The birds were all singing and flying about, they were going crazy! This was at 1am."

Katy, 11, County Durham, England

"I think it's not true at all"

William, 10, London, England

"Out of 22 children in our class, 11 children woke up from feeling the earthquake but 11 slept right through it. We have some heavy sleepers in our class!!!"

The Owls Class 6 and 7, Leicester, England

"My bed was shaking but I wasn't scared, I was actually laughing. My mum said her TV was shaking."

Reece, 11, Loughborough, England

"I felt my bed move and the lights flickered. My television turned off and my cat came to curl up under the blanket. Then I knew something was wrong."

Emily, 11, Gloucester, England

"I was just asleep and then I felt the whole room shake. I knew it was an earthquake, it was quite exciting!"

Amy, 11, Huddersfield, England

"We felt our houses shake, our beds and toys moved, some chimneys have fallen off in our streets."

Year 1, 5 and 6, Grimsby, England

"My cats were all cuddled together last night. This morning the news said that cats can sense an earthquake up to 12 hours before, so we gave them a lot of attention in the morning and now we watch out for them behaving in the same way!"

Sophie, 10, Pontefract, England

"As soon as the earthquake started I woke with a start to see and feel the wardrobe in my bedroom shaking. It nearly fell on me but I just stopped it!"

Ben, 8, Nottinghamshire, England

"I was woken up at about 1am and when we went downstairs the dining room was completely covered in soot because the chimney had collapsed."

Samantha, 13, Cleethorpes, England

"Last night I was asleep and I felt my bed shake. It woke me up so I turned my bedside lamp on and saw my book shelf shake. It was pretty scary, but fun at the same time."

Rebecca, 11, Hertfordshire, England

"It woke us up and the whole house was shaking. My brother and sister thought it was a plane and my other brother slept through it! It was really exciting and because nobody was hurt, that makes it more amazing! "

Daisy, 12, Lincoln, England

"I woke up half way through it and I heard my mum's exercise bike moving on it's own."

Olivia, 10, Nottinghamshire, England

"The earthquake where I was, was really bad. It woke up, my whole family, except for my brother. It was like a giant was rocking my house!"

Benjamin, 9, Barnsley, England

"I thought someone was shaking my bed and it felt weird!"

Jonathon, 10, Nottinghamshire, England

"The earthquake was really strange. It was like a lorry was driving right through our house!"

Chloe, 12, Nottinghamshire, England

"The earthquake woke me up at 0.56am. I could feel the whole building shake, even though we were a long way from where it happened."

Yasmin, 8, Cheltenham, England

"The tremors woke me up. My grandma told me it was thunder, but I knew it was an earthquake. I was scared because I have never been in an earthquake before. The whole house was shaking really badly."

Jack, 7, Lincolnshire, England

"This morning I was having a nice dream until I heard my sister scream and when the house rumbled I knew it was an earthquake."

Ciaran, 8, Rugby, England

"I didn't wake up in the earthquake, but I felt the tremor while I was asleep. I just thought it was part of a dream."

Lauren, 13, Derbyshire, England

"I woke up and heard a rumbling noise. Next thing I knew was my bed shaking!"

Isobel, 10, Stockport, England

"It felt like a dinosaur was thumping on the ground."

Jasmine, 9, Rotherham, England

"I woke up to go to the loo at around 1am and I heard a big bang! I thought someone had fallen out of their bed, then the room started shaking and I was really terrified - I gave out a little scream."

Bethany, 13, Leicestershire, England