That doesn't stop people from reacting as if it's the start of the apocalypse, though.
A 4.4 magnitude natural disaster that struck near Swansea has been felt by thousands across the country, including Stoke-on-Trent.
The British Geological Survey has confirmed the tremor, saying it was "reasonably sized".
The British Geological Survey (BGS) said the epicentre was 20km (12 miles) north of Swansea, with a 4.4 magnitude at a depth of 7.4km (4.6m).More news: Tillerson Tries To Keep Focus On ISIS As Syria Meltdown Continues
"Swear I've just felt an quake in Blackpool", said Twitter user Emily Clarke.
A map showing where the quake was felt.
One Lancastrian, Emmy Bell, took to Twitter to say that her auto was rocked in Asda vehicle park in Deepdale.
PEOPLE across Wiltshire have felt the aftershocks of an quake which hit a welsh town this afternoon.
Meanwhile, others took to social media to make slightly more sarcastic comments.
The British Geological Survey (BGS) says it is now analysing data after a tremor shook the region just over an hour ago.