Nottinghamshire in England was hit by an earthquake, experts have confirmed, as social media sites were flooded with reports of a tremor.
The earthquake, which had a magnitude of 2.6, struck about a kilometre from Hucknall around 7.17pm on Tuesday, according to the British Geological Survey.
Nottingham residents used Twitter to share their stories of the earthquake, which they described as feeling like a "big bang and sharp shaking".
Many residents thought their houses had been hit by a car, while a few thought their shaking beds were caused by pre-Halloween ghosts.
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