How much current/how many amps went through me?

I was fixing our broken dimmer, first time I switched off mains power, attached the new dimmer, switched the mains back on (at the fuse box) and went to see if it worked, it did. Tried to screw it back to the wall, the earth wire came loose and suddenly everything started to shake - involuntary screams, hand... show more I was fixing our broken dimmer, first time I switched off mains power, attached the new dimmer, switched the mains back on (at the fuse box) and went to see if it worked, it did.

Tried to screw it back to the wall, the earth wire came loose and suddenly everything started to shake - involuntary screams, hand fused to the metal switch...never been shaken so hard in my life, about 4 seconds later I managed to break free...

It's a 240V dimmer and the fuse box is 30 amps

Am I making a big fuss about nothing? or could I have died?
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