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Leicester celebration of Ulloa winner hits richter scale!

Leicester City supporters made so much noise celebrating Leonardo Ulloa's last-minute winner against Norwich City last weekend, that the moment registered on the Richter scale.

The Sun is reporting the boisterous moment of ecstasy for Leicester fans on February 27 recorded a 0.3 reading on the earthquake monitoring system at the Hazel Community Primary School — 500 metres from the Foxes' home ground.

"A few days after we installed the equipment at the school and were analysing data collected, we noticed large peaks on the seismogram during football matches being held in the LCFC stadium nearby," student Richard Hoyle said.

"We concluded our equipment was actually measuring small earthquakes produced by the sudden energy release by the cheering Leicester fans celebrating at the moment a goal was scored.

"Our biggest signal detected so far came on 27 February when Leicester scored the only goal in the match in the 89th minute and this registered a magnitude 0.3 — clearly the fans were very tense!"

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