British seismologists later confirmed that the region had been struck by a 3.9-magnitude quake, with its epicentre close to the Lincolnshire town of Grimsby.
The British Geological Survey (BGS) said it happened at 11.14pm.
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The BGS said it had received a number of reports from local residents who said "the whole house shook for a couple of seconds" another said their "radiator jolted" while a third reported a "rumble with simultaneous trembling".
A map from the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre showing where people reported feeling the "quake".
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