On 27 February 2008 at 00.26 Ludford was shaken by an earthquake measuring 5.2 on the richter scale. The earthquake was reported nationally as having its epicentre in Market Rasen.
However the location was later reported as being approximately 4 miles east of Market Rasen i.e.in Ludford. Luckily there was no damage within the village.
To commemorate the event the White Hart Inn commissioned a beer from a local microbrewery called Epicentre with an ABV of 5.2% to match the earthquake’s magnitude.
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