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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - 6km NW of American Canyon, California on Sunday, 24 August 2014

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - 6km NW of American Canyon, California on Sunday, 24 August 2014

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake  - 6km NW of American Canyon, California on Sunday, 24 August 2014
24 Aug 10:24 UTC: First to report: USGS after 3 minutes.
Aug 24 22:10: Magnitude recalculated from 6.1 to 6.0.
Date & time: Sunday, 24 August 2014 10:20 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, August 24, 2014 03:20:44
Magnitude: 6.0
Depth: 11.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.2202°N / 122.3128°W (California, United States)
Nearest volcano: Clear Lake (93 km / 58 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (4 mi) NW of American Canyon (pop: 20,600)
9 km (6 mi) SW of Napa (pop: 80,400)
14 km (8 mi) SW of Green Valley (pop: 1,600)
50 km (31 mi) N of San Francisco (pop: 864,800)
82 km (51 mi) SW of Sacramento (pop: 490,700)
105 km (65 mi) NW of San Jose (pop: 1,026,900)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sunday, August 24, 2014 03:20:44 (24 Aug 10:20:44 UTC)M 6.0 / 11.3 km6km NW of American Canyon, CaliforniaUSGS
Sun, 24 Aug 10:20 UTCM 6.1 / 11 kmSAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA, CALIF.EMSC
Sun, 24 Aug 10:20 UTCM 6.1 / 10 kmNorthern CaliforniaGFZ

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Napa / Violent shaking (MMI IX) : I was awake when the earthquake happened and it was the scariest sensation of my life. I could've died in the earthquake and I did feel like i was dying. 3:20 am is such a sketchy time for an earthquake to happen. Cracks in the walls, broken glass, smashed-in door, and fallen stove.
Napa, CA (8.9 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Severe shaking (MMI VIII) : Woke from sleep to severe shaking and very loud noise. The bed was moving violently about, so I held my 3 yr. old to my chest and covered his head with my hands. I tried to move to a safer spot. Walking was too difficult, and I didn't want to fall while holding my son, so I held him close to me and crawled towards the doorway where I braced myself (realizing as I did it that I'd recently learned at the Academy of Science that doorways aren't an effective "safe spot". I decided to stay there th
San Francisco Lombard Street / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Sleeping in 3th floor of hotel, wie awake Form shaking the beds sidewards , i.e. in East-West- direction (!). Think it was only 1 vor 2 seconds, but maybe I did awake to late tobremember all the time of shaking.My wife said it was a longer shaking than 1 second.
Burlingame (71.5 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Vallejo / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : Laying in bed awake. Heard a strange noise that got me out of bed. Then movement that made it difficult to walk. One very large jolt that knocked me into the wall. I unlocked the back door and ran outside. Then I felt gentle rocking for 10 seconds. Lots of glass broken in the house. Light furniture turned over. No structural damage to the house.
crockett / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : Felt very strong on second floor of building, lots of broken dishes, refrigerator and piano both moved out from the wall. One tall cabinet straps bent and tore loose. Next door neighbor had collapsed chimney. Lasted about 30 seconds.
Fairfield near Vacaville (29.7 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : My house started shaking and I thought "oh an earthquake" then it kept shaking and shaking and shaking and I thought "WOW maybe this isn't an earthquake?!? WHAT IS HAPPENING RIGHT NOW???"
concord (38.7 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
san francisco / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Fort Bragg,ca / not felt
Danville (52 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine (10123 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : We are currently working on monitoring of seismic activity in Ukraine for Nuclear Power Plant safety assessment. Could you please provide data on seismic activity for our purpose?
Sonoma, CA (19.3 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Severe shaking (MMI VIII) : The motion and strength and over all motion of this quake was violent, edgy, hard and up and down motions. Much worse than 1989, but then again, this time we were much closer to epicenter.
benicia, ca / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
South Napa / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : Moderate stuctual damage to interior walls, floors and ceiling. Porch and sidewalk heaved and cracked all the way through
95051 (101.3 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
95426 / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Tracy ca / not felt : I didn't feel it at all. I just woke up at 7:00 and watched the news about it. I slept through it basically.
94801 / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Second nicest quake ever. I was already horizontal in a padded place. Nice and rolling. Lasted a very long time
Novato, CA (23 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woke up around 3:20 with bed twisting, rattling (metal frame) lots of sounds of rattling both inside and outside of furniture on attached porch. Scary. we live on a fill area of Novato so I'm thinking that's why we experienced more but other friends locally also experience moderate to heavy shaking.
American Canyon / Severe shaking (MMI VIII) : That was the scariest thing I've ever felt in my life.
American Canyon / Violent shaking (MMI IX) : Very scary!
Atherton CA (39.2 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Awake by the room and the bed moving side by side y slow motion
Isleton, CA / Light shaking (MMI IV)
calistoga ca (46.9 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : Live in a mobile home in Calistoga.....house shook very strongly for 4-6 seconds. No damage but scary.
Santa Rosa, CA (36.4 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : At first moderate shaking, nothing but some small items were displaced but the rolling that came afterwards was really long, and it felt as if we were on a rocking boat. It made me dizzy, and gave me slight motion sickness.
Daly City (61.2 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was at home and I noticed the entire house shaking. No damage but a lot of noise from all the walls, doors, windows etc shaking. Lasted for at least 20 - 25 seconds.
Lodi, CA (90.2 km E of epicenter) [Map] / not felt
San Francisco, Outer Sunset / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : The noise of the shaking woke me up. I live across from ocean beach so the shaking was intense and worried me when it didn't stop within 10 seconds. It was strong enough to move my bed. No Damage.
Walnut Creek / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Atherton, CA / Weak shaking (MMI III) : It woke everyone in the house up including our dogs. Our beds were shaking and the handles on my night stands were clanging. No damage found but very shaky. We have a large solid cement home and this is the most shaking we have felt since being in the house in 2002. I personally have not felt this since 1989.
Laurel Heights, San Francisco (49.9 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : In between light and moderate shaking. Started with a jolt and lasted probably 30 seconds. Saw hanging objects moving, walls creaking.
pinole, ca / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : it hit pinole home. sleepers awakened at out home.
San Jose / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was about to turn around in bed to sleep in a different position when I felt it. I thought it was just the airplanes going by because sometimes the planes engine rumbles, but it seemed like it was forever. And thats when i knew it, there was an Earthquake Happening.The shower doors started to rattle and Walls started to creak.I was paralyzed in bed and cover my face with a Pillow. After that I left to go tell the others what happened. It was pretty scary, since the Last one that hit in October
Green Valley (13.6 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Severe shaking (MMI VIII) : Was awake in my office when it hit. ~20 secs of violent shaking. My son and I both thought the house was going down. Ceiling seemed to move 2 ft. We are up 320 ft so maybe it was a bit worse here. Water flew out of the pool 15 ft. Pictures and clocks everywhere broken. Broke a concrete bench. Hanging fans were swinging 6 ft. Worst I've seen by a mile. Surprised any building could take this.
94591 / Severe shaking (MMI VIII) : Bed was moving just like the movie The Exorcist. Have been through quite a few earthquakes, but this one was very violent and loud.
Burlingame (71.2 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : We are close to the bay,on soil/clay base & felt light rolling shaking for 5-10 seconds, then seemed to pick up in intensity, lasting another 10-15 seconds max. Not much reaction from the cat the first jolt, but she seemed spooked the next couple of hours w/no perceptible tremors - anyone else's pet exhibit the same behavior?
novato / not felt
Santa Rosa CA (42.3 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Pinole ca / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Found myself out of bed and the floor shaking. Bright flashes on the eastern horizon (transformers failing?). Went outside to check on Mother in Law - saw more flashes in the east
Concord, CA / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Fairfield / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woke up from sleep to a loud thunderous low rumbling sound and house shook strongly from side to side. Car alarms with off in the neighborhood and dogs kept barking outside.
Rphnert Park / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : My bed was rolling, got up to walk and was unsteady, violent jolt then it stopped.
Waterford, VT / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
santa rosa / Light shaking (MMI IV) : It was close to the 1969 santa Rosa. Was not prepared. Today I am. Stay safe, help where you can.
Vacaville / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Stockton, CA / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I live alone on the fourth floor of an apartment house In Stockton, CA. and I felt the slight quaking @ 3:30 a.m. and I knew immediately what it was. I was still up, seated at my computer when I felt a continuous movement of the building underneath me. Although it lasted only seconds, it was, nevertheless, very scary. Scary because I didn't know if it was going to increase and get worse and be THE big one! I felt slightly nauseous throughout. I called the police department to see if there had be
Half Moon Bay, ca (676.4 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Sharp jolt woke me up, with shaking/ window rattling that went on long enough that I got out of bed to take cover. Recliners were rocking. We are about 60 miles from epicenter, my security camera records the quake about 60 seconds after the 'official' time at epicenter.
495 Rowland Blvd., Novato, CA (26.6 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : The shaking was very consistent in that it did not vary in intensity. Also, I found the low rumbling noise to be striking. It too was very consistent, but it left no doubt that what was occurring was an event not man made, but what could be equated to cataclysmic if it were to be more intense in other areas. In fact, I stated to my family who happened to be awake throughout the event that we should pray for those who might be at a cataclysmic epicenter. To conclude, the runmbling noice was st
Brentwood (62.1 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Pittsburg, CA (43.4 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Was in bed, kind of a rolling shake like being in a waterbed when someone else gets out of it. Seemed to last 15-20 seconds, but was probably less.
Bordeaux way napa (4.7 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
94018 / Light shaking (MMI IV) : 1 of 4 dogs jumping on startled & awoken people in bed to mild "rock'n & roll'n" just above pillar point harbor on coast.
Elk Grove, ca / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I was up playing a video game. I thought my boyfriend kicked my table and caused it to sway and then I stated, "ha feels like an earthquake" (referring to his kick). Then he goes, "it is an earthquake!" Our computers swayed and the chandeliers swayed. We felt dizzy because of the swaying. Dogs were crying. Stopped my video game cause we were scared! People on the video game felt the same as well about the earthquake. The game got paused just for it lol
Concord ca / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I woke up with the shaking. Walls shook significantly and I was worried it may collapse.
95409 / Light shaking (MMI IV)
95409 / Light shaking (MMI IV)
half moon bay / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : I was sleeping when my dog starting barking then after that the earth quake happened and during the earth quake my dog started crying
half moon bay / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : I was sleeping when my dog starting barking then after that the earth quake happened and during the earth quake my dog started crying
half moon bay / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : I was sleeping when my dog starting barking then after that the earth quake happened and during the earth quake my dog started crying
half moon bay / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : I was sleeping when my dog starting barking then after that the earth quake happened and during the earth quake my dog started crying
half moon bay / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : I was sleeping when my dog starting barking then after that the earth quake happened and during the earth quake my dog started crying
half moon bay / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : I was sleeping when my dog starting barking then after that the earth quake happened and during the earth quake my dog started crying
half moon bay / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : I was sleeping when my dog starting barking then after that the earth quake happened and during the earth quake my dog started crying
half moon bay / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : I was sleeping when my dog starting barking then after that the earth quake happened and during the earth quake my dog started crying
half moon bay / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : I was sleeping when my dog starting barking then after that the earth quake happened and during the earth quake my dog started crying
half moon bay / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : I was sleeping when my dog starting barking then after that the earth quake happened and during the earth quake my dog started crying
half moon bay / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : I was sleeping when my dog starting barking then after that the earth quake happened and during the earth quake my dog started crying
half moon bay / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : I was sleeping when my dog starting barking then after that the earth quake happened and during the earth quake my dog started crying
half moon bay / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : I was sleeping when my dog starting barking then after that the earth quake happened and during the earth quake my dog started crying
half moon bay / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : I was sleeping when my dog starting barking then after that the earth quake happened and during the earth quake my dog started crying
stockton ca / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Palo Alto ca / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Sebastopol / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : The house was shaking and a few light bulbs were falling.
94525 / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Goodyear Arizona / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Woke up and felt like the bed was moving slightly. Wondered if I was feeling an earthquake.
Santa Clara, CA / Light shaking (MMI IV) : on second floor, room was swaying, slight low rumbling sound
Dublin, ca / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
San Francisco / Violent shaking (MMI IX)
San Ramon ca / Violent shaking (MMI IX) : I was sleeping and I felt it and something fell from my bedroom bookshelf
Scott's valley (131.9 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt like I was in a blender for 10 seconds..was awakened from a dreamy state not sure what was going on..but realized it was a quake..was ready to head for cover and then it stopped
san mateo, ca / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was at work on 3 floor Hospital. Heard wall behind me creak and seen open room doors sway. Observed down hallway of unit the rolling of chairs and walls. No pts. woke. No alarms off. No loss of services. No question .. it was a definate rolling and swaying strong earthquake. Approximately 20 seconds. Not as strong as Loma Prieta was.. I was in hosipital then also... that was way stronger and jolted more.
San Jose,CA / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : My cat was sleeping on my legs as I was sitting on my recliner. The cat woke up looked around, alarmed and jumped off to hide. I felt a couple of jolts, I would say like a 4.0 quake and quickly subsided.
Santa Rosa / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : It awoke me with a startled scream but once I realized what was happening I remained calm. Heard lots of rattling but only a fan got knocked over.
94547 (2272 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Mountain Viiew / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woke up at night because of bad shaking, it was all surreal!!
Sacramento,CA. 95818 (80.9 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I thought it was an aftershock but it lasted so long, the rattling of windows, bed movement that I realized it was an actual esrthquake.
Fairfield,ca / Violent shaking (MMI IX) : Was asleep,was woken up by my bed strongly shaking back and forth! Dogs going crazy/scared. Could hear everything moving and it lasted for a while.
san mateo (70.8 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
94720 / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Sunnyvale, CA / Light shaking (MMI IV)
San Ramon, California / Light shaking (MMI IV) : The earthquake lasted for about 10 seconds in San Ramon, Califonia at around 3:30am. I did not realize that it was an earthquake until I checked facebook the next day and never panicked and went back to sleep.
San Francisco, West Portal Area / Violent shaking (MMI IX) : Awoke spontaneously to see one of out cats, who was also sleeping on our bed, with his head raised, ears straining with an extremely concerned expression and posture, I reached over to reassure him and seconds later the house and bed started shaking like mad, you could feel the rumble seem to go under us, then it was gone.
Oakland, CA (46.4 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : It was 3:20AM. I woke up. After a minute I went back to sleep.
farfield ca / Severe shaking (MMI VIII) : Horrible ...
American canyon CA (667.7 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : I was sleeping and I woke up saw the house moving shaking really bad felt like the hall house flying
Sacramento, CA / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I felt very mild shaking. It was enough to wake me up but there wasn't any damage.
Santa Clara, CA (96.8 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
davis, ca / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Just distinct shaking while sitting on my sofa.
San Francisco, CA (52 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : bed and some wall hangings hitting against the wall, low rumbling, woke up everyone in the home as well as neighbors.
Mountain view / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Hercules, CA (29.4 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : I was awaken out of my sleep, the bed was shaking and I thought the ceiling was going to come down on me. It lasted a long time. I had experienced the loma prieta. The bus I was on had just crossed the bridge and we heard the bridge collaspe and the cypress freeway crash. This was scary for me.
Ardenwood, Fremont (75.4 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was awakened by strong shaking. I, for a few seconds thought that it was my imagination but realized that it was a tremor as the glass doors in the bathroom were making a rattling noise. I checked the time and it was then 3:21 am.
Sunnyvale / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Not enough to knock you down just shook the windows and rocked back and forth a bit.
Fairfield, CA (23.7 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
San Jose / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : It woke me up. I knew what it was, but was too scared to move. It seemed to be a rolling shake. I felt like the whole house (manufactured home) was shaking. I had flashbacks of the 1987 quake. Post quake inspection shows no damage.
Fremont CA / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : We could definately feel the earthquake and were awakened by it. No severe damage here.
San francisco, ca / Light shaking (MMI IV)
san francisco, my home (53.1 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : My family were all awaken by this earthquake. I thought I was dreaming but I was fully aware of what was going on when I saw my mother coming through my bedroom door. I felt the house wobble and sway left to right and even shake a bit. I heard light rumbling while the house was shaking and wobbling. No items where broken but I sure scared the heck out of us. God bless us all.
Walnut Creek, CA / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Fairfield, CA / Severe shaking (MMI VIII)
Half Moon Bay, Calif. / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woke me up from a sound sleep. Felt an initial West to East jolt, then just 'rocking on jello;.
hayward, ca / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I thought I was a goner because the bed was shook it so bad. I woke up Iand it was dizzy.
Fairfield Ca / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : Very loud, like a train. Everything shook. And felt as though it was not going to stop. Dogs went crazy and the pool was splashing like crazy.
benicia / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
oakley / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Bed shook woke me up.
Fairfield / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Santa Clara, CA / Light shaking (MMI IV) : woke me up
1214 hagen road, napa, ca. (12.4 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Scary, woke up from a dead sleep, thought it was dogs fighting violently then realized it was entire house shaking. It was loud!
Concord, CA / Violent shaking (MMI IX) : Woke me up. Felt the bed shaking, seemed to last about 10 seconds
Hayward, CA / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woke out of a sound sleep to a strong rolling/swaying feeling. It felt like it went on a long time.
south sacramento / Violent shaking (MMI IX) : things in my room were rattling on my computer desk
fairfield ca / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Lamps wobbled ,building shook, Car alarms went off.
Sacramento 95827 at home in bed. / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I was awake tryjng to sleep when I felt my bed move and heard my closet doors rattle. I got up and turned on the light to see my hnagers moving. I went into the kitchen and the only thing disturb were my keys moving on the key rack. I knew that there must have been an earthquake some where close. It was a little unsettling and hard to sleep after that.
Rohnert Park / Violent shaking (MMI IX) : Woke up from deep sleep. Felt like house was rocking in all directions. Took some time to settle down.
Concord, CA / Severe shaking (MMI VIII) : Awoken from a dead sleep. A couple of doors swung open, windows rattling, blinds and lighting swung for a good 15-20 minutes after. My daughter and husband both slept through it but I was on alert and wide awake the rest of the night/morning.
San Rafael (28.1 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : I was awake in bed in my condo when it sounded like my Upstairs neighbor started running back and forth. I thought i don't know what they are doing but it is getting louder. Then the shaking started to come. It was like being on a ride! everything in my home was moving back and forth, for about 20 seconds. Then for about 10 seconds everything was still loud with my drapes slapping the windows but the moving of my bed wasn't as bad. I jumped out of bed and put my cloths on, my old firman he
windsor / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
VACAVILLE (30.3 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : WOKE AT 3:21 AM. AT FIRST IT FELT LIKE SOMEONE WAS SITTING ON THE BED. SHAKING BECAME MORE VIOLENT. WINDOWS RATTLED. ENTIRE HOUSE SHOOK. FELT THE FLOOR/HOUSE "ROLLING". LASTED A LONG TIME. SURPRISING THAT NO DAMAGE SUSTAINED.
Healdsburg / Light shaking (MMI IV)
mountain view california / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Pleasanton, Ca / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Woke up my household.
Novato, CA / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
santa clara / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Sebastopol ca / Violent shaking (MMI IX) : Woke me up, light shaking at first then more heavy with the swaying motion. Seemed to last longer then most others that I have experienced. A few things fell down but nothing broken. My three year old slept right through.
94553 / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
San Francisco / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Woke up feeling like I was at sea with rolling waves rocking the ship. Dad says "earthshaking" I mutter "yeah" roll over and sleep again.
San Francisco / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Dublin, CA / Violent shaking (MMI IX) : Rumbling noise, blinds moved back and forth, items on dressers and night stands vibrated, bed rocked, and had to hold onto things while moving to safe place.
Mountain View, California (94.6 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Fairfield / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Woke us up; felt the whole house shaking lightly.
San Ramon / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Hayward Hills, CA / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Hayward Hills, Woke me from sleep, heard windows and bedside lamps rattling.
San Jose / Light shaking (MMI IV)
West San Jose (104.9 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Woke up with feeling of my whole bed shaking. It continued for a few seconds.
Palomares Rd,/Niles Canyon, Castro Valley / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Grand Lake, Oakland, CA / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I woke up to a rocking motion which felt similar to being on a boat in high waves. I don't know how long the shaking continued but eventually it stopped. I knew it had to be an earthquake, though I've never felt one like that before.
Menlo park / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
San Jose, CA 95110 Martin and Nicole Tracy (108.2 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : The condo we live in shook for what felt like more than 15-20 seconds.
2134 limewood Dr san jose 95132 / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Sunnyvale / Light shaking (MMI IV)
2134 limewood Dr san jose 95132 / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
san francisco / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Vacaville (46 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : Vacaville: The house began to rumble and creak before the shaking, which was more of a leaning side to side. It sounded like the metro in Boston, when it moans and groans around corners. The hanging lights swung for a good 10 minutes. No damage, but a very unsettling experience. Trying to walk downstairs felt like walking at the Mystery Spot.
Oakalnd / Violent shaking (MMI IX)
mountain ivew, ca / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Felt at 49 showers dr. as very mild, brief shaking.
94501 / Violent shaking (MMI IX)
Little Rock, Arkansas / not felt : No effects felt in Little Rock. We flew out of Oakand Airport at 7 a.m. on Saturday.
Woke me up from a sound sleep. Window shades rattl (110.1 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Milpitas / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : Awake on waterbed playing words with friends on ipod 3:20 a.m. probably would not have felt if I was asleep
Mountain view, ca / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Was woken up to forceful shaking. Felt movement in left to right directionality, not up and down. First round lasted for several seconds followed by another set of shaking.
San Rafael / Violent shaking (MMI IX) : Woke me up, felt very long & strongly from the third floor. Run to outside. Neighbor's dogs barking.
Brookdale / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woke us out of bed. Back and forth shaking lasting approx 30 seconds
5607 New Ct., San Jose 95123 (115.7 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Was asleep, quake woke me up. Although very sleepy at the time, I recall it lasting for about 5 seconds,stop, and start again for about 5 seconds. Reminded me of the old "magic fingers" devices in hotels from the Sixties.
Fremont / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
East San Jose / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Woke up with feeling of shaking my whole bed. It continued for a few seconds before I jumped up and realized it was an earthquake. Went quickly to check on my baby.
Menlo Park, CA (85.9 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woke up to being shaken side to side and a little rolling. It seemed to last a long time . My 7 year old remained asleep, but I was up with an adrenaline rush for hours after.
Novato, CA / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Felt like strong turbulence on an airplane - rattling and shaking of windows, furniture, and house. No jolts. Went on for a while.
Tiburon / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : August 24, 2014. It was 3:21AM. I was sound asleep. First the sound of my vertical blinds in the bedroom moving like a faster than usual clock pendulum and the feeling of my body rocking in bed woke me up. At first I thought it was a stronger than normal wind storm outside. We have those here all the time and it gives the exact same sensation. But as I slowly felt my brain waking fully I kept listening to all movements around me, looked at the time and realized I've experienced my second earthqu
Tiburon / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : August 24, 2014. It was 3:21AM. I was sound asleep. First the sound of my vertical blinds in the bedroom moving like a faster than usual clock pendulum and the feeling of my body rocking in bed woke me up. At first I thought it was a stronger than normal wind storm outside. We have those here all the time and it gives the exact same sensation. But as I slowly felt my brain waking fully I kept listening to all movements around me, looked at the time and realized I've experienced my second earthqu
555 San Antonio Rd.,Mountain View, CA / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woken from sleep by rolling motion. Wife who can sleep through a train crash awoke as well. Nothing shifted thoug in the "small objects" category so possibly one laer lwer tyan I picked.
clearlake,ca / Light shaking (MMI IV) : felt like i was sleeping on a train!
Daly City, CA (64.4 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Got woken up around 3:30 AM, the whole bed was shaking and the TV was swaying back and forth.
95060 / Severe shaking (MMI VIII)
Mountain View / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Lived in california for 9 years, and this is the first time I've ever felt an earthquake...and it woke me up from a dead sleep. Went on for awhile, too. How exciting! Hope everyone is okay.
sacramento / Severe shaking (MMI VIII) : Awakened to movement and soynds of creaking and cracki g .on tenth floor of hotel in downtown sac
Pittsburg / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Oakland, CA / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was sleeping on the floor and the quake immediately woke me up. I left California 20 years ago and haven't felt a quake for a long time. This felt like a very long one.
Hayward / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was sleeping, then waking up to a shaking bed at 3:20 am. I sat up and was so in shock I didn't move. Sitting, I heard the tremble and the walls move. Half asleep, it took me longer than if u were fully awake and active that this indeed was an earthqauke. And a pretty long one.
Novato ca / Violent shaking (MMI IX) : I was in my bunk bed and and it felt like it might come apart from the wall.
Fairfield / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : The quake woke all of us up in our home. It felt like it was a rolling quake. All of our hanging decor & plants were swaying back & forth for quite some time even after it had ended. Our swimming pool sloshed a lot of water out all over the ground. It was definitely caused an adrenalin rush for sure.
Watsonville, CA / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Antioch, ca / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woke me from a sound sleep. Rolling shake lasted for at east 30 seconds.
Rohnert Park (35.1 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : felt it in Rohnert Park, seemed like a long one. Very scary.
San Ramon, CA / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Was awakened by the bed shaking back and forth quickly, yet gently (as if caused by rolling) it lasted for about 5-10 seconds. I recognized the sensation right away that it was from an earthquake located many miles away.
Fremont / Severe shaking (MMI VIII) : My bed was shaking
Martinez ca / Severe shaking (MMI VIII) : Rattled windowpanes strange noises went back to sleep
Corte Madera / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Awoke out of sound sleep to very strong shaking. Much more of a shaking experience than rolling as in other quakes I've experienced. Felt like longer than typical too.
Rohnert Park, CA / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Floor lamp fell over and broke. Sprinklers turned themselves on. Jolted out of bed to the swaying.
Santa Cruz - swaying motion I was awake at the tim / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Swaying motion back and forth like a boat
Mill Valley CA 94941 (40.3 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Alameda / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Rohnert Park / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : I was woken up at about 3:30 by strong shaking, and it felt like my apartment was rolling back and forth for a good 30 seconds.
94020 / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Woke me up. Longest quake I have felt. In this area, more like shaking than rolling. Varied in intensity during duration. Soil is soft here so probably felt it more strongly than did those in some surrounding locales.
Livermore / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woke me up. Bed was shaking as if someone else was moving. I sleep alone. :-)
San Ramon, CA (60.6 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Oakland / Light shaking (MMI IV) : It was in the middle of the night and lasted a very long time. It woke up several other people as well. Luckily, nothing was broken.
95120 San Jose / Violent shaking (MMI IX)
Mill Valley, CA / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Suisun City / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Sometime after 3am, woke to walls and furniture shaking.
Ben Lomond, CA / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Woke up because the rocking chair I was in started rocking, looked at stuff on shelf to see id was a quake and nothing was shaking so went to bed because I thought I woke myself up! Got a call this morning and found out it was a quake because of what time it was.
San Ramon ca / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woke us up out of a hard sleep
San jose / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : It woke me up and my bed was shaking around a lot
Orangevale, CA / Light shaking (MMI IV) : My dresser was shaking, & woke me up.
Tracy / Violent shaking (MMI IX) : Woke up at 3 in the morning and my bed shook for about 3 seconds it was creepy
Maxwell / Light shaking (MMI IV)
south Sacramento / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Family was awakened, all in description
San Francisco / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I myself didn't feel it but most people here said they felt shaking and some were woken up by it checking on their kids and waiting for after shock
San Ramon, CA 94582 / Light shaking (MMI IV)
rohnerth park / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woke me up around 320. Felt like the bad was on top of an unbalanced washer machine. Curtain were rocking back and forth and some items did over turn. It felt likebfor ever...but shaking was probably for 10 seconds?
Santa clara (96.2 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Brentwood 94513 / Severe shaking (MMI VIII) : Oh my GOD, this was a bit scary to be awakened by your bed shaking. I thought it was my dog, she began barking when it started to shake. I have a crack in my ceiling.
Sacramento, CA / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I could not sleep and was already awake and noticed the pool was violently sloshing around. I at first thought an animal was drowning in the pool but quickly realized that it was an earthquake.
Fremont / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I live in Fremont. I was in bed and I woke before the quake started. I felt very light shaking. I looked at my watch and went back to sleep. No damage. My husband was at work and he thought he was having a problem with his industrial sewing machine. He was threading the looper and he couldn't thread through the eye. He thought he was having trouble with the sewing machine
Vacaville Ca / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was laying in bed watching tv when around 3:20am I started to feel a rumble. As seconds passed it started to get stronger. I noticed my closet door started to swing back and forth. Right then I knew it was an earthquake. As I tried to stand up I couldn't keep my balance. I was a bit frighten since this was my first encounter with an earthquake.
redwood city, CA, USA (84.9 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was standing inside a commercial building when I heard rattling around 3:30PDT 8/24/2014. It was followed by a banging noise. Then the floor started shaking. I realized it was an earthquake and hid under a table. It stopped in less than a minute.
Antioch CA (52.1 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was woken up at 3:20 with my bed shaking and items rattling. I wondered if it warranted me to get up but nothing was falling down so I remained in bed. It lasted approx 30 seconds
Elk Grove / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Oakland airport (55.5 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Violent shaking (MMI IX)
Santa Rosa Ca. / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woke up and knew it was an earthquake,long rolling shaking.Iron pot rack was swinging back and forth for several minutes after the quake. Two story house swayed and lots of creeks. This quake felt like it was very close, actually about 40 miles away.
vacaville ca / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woke from a sound sleep
Vacaville, Ca / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Santa Rosa, CA / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Santa Rosa. All 3 members of the household woke up. Our neighbors woke up and reported their cat was upset by it. The trembling lasted more than a few seconds. I was surprised things did NOT fall off the shelves.
Rose land area of Santa Rosa ca (43.2 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Strong rolling wavelike earthquake with momentary suspension of electrical service.
Walnut creek, california / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Livermore, CA / not felt : Fell asleep on couch when a lot of banging woke me up. Thought someone was trying to break in. Got up and saw chandelier swaying back and forth, tree limb hitting side of house, and grandfather clock pedulum going in wrong direction hitting the glass. Whole house was making noise for a while. I didn't feel the earthquake but my surroundings told the story.
Vacaville / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Woke me up at around 3am. Seemed to last a for a long time. Was strong enough to make everything in the house rattle and made the bed shake enough to wake us up.
95695 / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Felt like I was on a boat but I was standing on concrete watching everything sway back and forth around 6 inches
95695 / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Felt like I was on a boat but I was standing on concrete watching everything sway back and forth around 6 inches
Santa Rosa, CA / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : The cats freaked out. Guitars hanging on hooks smacking against the wall making music.I've lived here my whole 61 years of life.This is closest to "the big one" I've felt
Winters / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Light to moderate shaking
San Jose / Light shaking (MMI IV)
San Francisco Twin Peaks / Weak shaking (MMI III) : About 3:30am, at least 15 seconds in duration, swaying of bed
San Francisco Twin Peaks / Weak shaking (MMI III) : About 3:30am, at least 15 seconds in duration, swaying of bed
San Francisco Twin Peaks / Weak shaking (MMI III) : About 3:30am, at least 15 seconds in duration, swaying of bed
San Francisco Twin Peaks / Weak shaking (MMI III) : About 3:30am, at least 15 seconds in duration, swaying of bed
San Francisco Twin Peaks / Weak shaking (MMI III) : About 3:30am, at least 15 seconds in duration, swaying of bed
T / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Mountain view / Violent shaking (MMI IX)
Mountain view / Violent shaking (MMI IX)
San Ramon / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was sleeping and woke up some sounds of something falling in the kitchen downstairs and my cats scurrying around. Then my king bed I was sleeping rattled for almost a good minute (felt like rats inside the box spring and running around). I asked my son and he said his close door and room doors were shaking
San Ramon / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was sleeping and woke up some sounds of something falling in the kitchen downstairs and my cats scurrying around. Then my king bed I was sleeping rattled for almost a good minute (felt like rats inside the box spring and running around). I asked my son and he said his close door and room doors were shaking
Livermore, ca / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Mountain view / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Richmond, CA / Light shaking (MMI IV) : It did not feel strong, but lasted much longer than most earthquakes.
Berkeley / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woke me up from sound sleep. Moderately strong for 7 seconds, room seemed to sway & felt like it would never end.
el granada / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Santa Rosa (42.8 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Felt like a long rolling shake. Obviously a big shake. Everyone woke up. Animals seemed fine. No aftershocks felt.
elk Grove, ca / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : Moderate strong waves from neighbor swimming pool. As if someone like a very tall person is stomping on the water constantly.
vallejo, California / Violent shaking (MMI IX) : Out here, we don't scare easily, but this morn, i know theres alot of fear in the air out here. Never could have imagined the feeling i felt. Water lines broke, power outages for some, the ground even split.
Tracy, CA / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Rocked our King sized bed back and forth like someone rocking a cradle
San Ramon, CA / Violent shaking (MMI IX)
Santa Clara / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was in a deep sleep, even dreaming, and was awakened from my bed moving back and forth. I heard a dog bark and the house making noise. We sleep 3 floors up in a townhouse. Husband next to me was not bothered but answered me when I asked "did you make the bed move?!" He said "no."
Petaluma CA / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Shaking was consistent and palpable for at least 8 seconds
Antioch CA / Light shaking (MMI IV)
pittsburg, ca / Light shaking (MMI IV) : in the 4.5 years i have lived in ca, generally any earthquake has gone unnoticed by me...this time however, i was woken up by the shaking, and it terrified me...i put light shaking as the classification, but it was really between light and moderate...pictures were moved and shaking was felt, but nothing was broken...if this small amount of shaking can scare me, i dont want to be in an earthquake that is bigger!
Novato / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : My daughter and I were both wakened by the shaking just after 3 a.m. This morning.
Dublin ca / Light shaking (MMI IV)
San Francisco / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I did awake, windows were shaking.
Stockton ca / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : I just woke up sitting on bed when I felt my bed rolling softly and slowly I thought I was dizzy cause I didn't see anything move in room it seem to last for a while a little scary
Stockton ca / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : I just woke up sitting on bed when I felt my bed rolling softly and slowly I thought I was dizzy cause I didn't see anything move in room it seem to last for a while a little scary
Stockton / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Mountain View, CA / Light shaking (MMI IV)
El Granada, CA / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Woke up to lots of shaking. Shower glass doors shaking violently. Lasted a long time.
American Canyon, ca / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : I felt it! It was very scary. Also felt two aftershocks. Almost everything inside home is Broken.
cobb / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Oakland / Violent shaking (MMI IX)
Rohnert park ca / Violent shaking (MMI IX) : I felt a mild vibration then suddenly the whole house started shaking and I knew it was an earthquake. It was much stronger than I expected but only lasted maybe 7 seconds. A few shelves items were knocked over but nothing too bad. Our power and everything works overall it was an awesome experience and I'm glad I woke up to the vibrations of the earth
San Rafael Terra Linda / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Aroused from sleep. Shaking lasted for 20-30 seconds. Nervous but shaking tapered off last five seconds.
concord california / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Cotati ca (33.9 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Strong shaking. Headboard banging against wall. Wind chimes attached to house clanging. Very strong.
Antioch California / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Antioch California / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Fairfield / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Was leaving hotel for airport. Doors were shaking, we were stumbling walking and the indoor pool seemed as if it had 10 people doing cannonballs. Being a east coast person this was truly a unique experience!
pittsburg california / Violent shaking (MMI IX) : Everything in my home was rattling...bed was shaking pretty good..cat was looking around....husband slept thru the whole thing.
Livermore / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt my bed was shaking, got out of the bed still felt shaking
mountain house / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woke up by my bed shaking and blinds hitting against the window ..first time I've felt a quake ..scared the shit outta me
Oakland (46.4 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woke me up. Bed shaking. Shades of '89.
Tracy, ca / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Fairfield CA / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Woke us up from sound sleep at 3:30-went on for a long time.
benicia, ca / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woke everyone in the house, dog was alarmed and barking pacing. Seemed to last a long time.
Pittsburg, CA (43.5 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : woke up to potty and the toilet beneath me shaking I felt dizzy and disoriented wasn't sure what it was. Me half asleep maybe? Stood to walk and lost my balance stood in the door frame as it swayed back and forth. Realizing it was an earthquake, it stopped for a second then I felt a rumble like thunder for another few seconds.
Dublin, ca / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Experienced a rolling sensation like I was on a boat. For some reason it did not scare me- it felt kind of pleasant.
Santa Rosa / Violent shaking (MMI IX) : Woke up three of us. Swaying and constant acceleration in all dimensions with decent amount of vibration. In two story hotel that wouldn't sway much but did actually. Maintained power and no surface fires in our area.Approximately 27 Miles from epicenter.
vacaville / Violent shaking (MMI IX) : Woke me up early somewhere between 3:30 and 4:00 am and it felt like my mom's off ballanced washing machine on it's worst day. ...also the door chimes were clanging alot. When I was awakened at the same time all this was happening I immediately went into praising GOD in JESUS WONDERFUL and HOLY NAME because name because he is in charge amen(recognize)
Windsor California / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Windsor California / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Windsor California / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Windsor California / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Windsor California / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
evergreen and ash 95691 / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : It lasted long enough to wake me, turn the light on, see if the dog was dreaming and shaking the bed, put my feet on the floor, wake husband asking if it was an earthquake. Then it quit and I looked and hanging lamp was swinging.
95207 / not felt : Slept through it. Did not feel anything.
rohnert park ca. 94928 / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woke me up from bed shaking & moving. Power is out. Been out sense it happened.
sacramento (93 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I woke feeling nauseated and my wind chime over my bed was moving on its own
Campbell, CA / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woke out of a sleep to light shaking.
American canyon, ca / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Oakland 94611 / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Woke us both up. Sat up and felt stunned as our home rocked and creaked. Didn't feel in imminent danger...nothing hugely violent was happening. But KNEW it was and earthquake.
Baypoint / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : I was sleeping and my son ran in my room. He said "Mom the ground is shaking" ! I probably would have slept through it otherwise. Even though it was light shaking it was still scary.
Livermore / Violent shaking (MMI IX) : Woke me up from a dead sleep had no clue what was going on
Campbell,, California, 95008 @westmont / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Xtnis tremors waoke up the person sleeping on the sofa. I felt like someone entering in my bed....before I thought it could be an earthquake.....
Suisun / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : Woke up to my bed shaking, pictures swaying, and the house shaking.
Redwood City, Ca / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Woke to bed shaking, hearing some creaks of my house, rumbling, and strong rolling motion that was most noticeable for 8-10 minutes. Nothing damaged.
Dublin / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Woken from sleep by the rocking and sound of blinds hitting window frame from side to side
Hercules / Violent shaking (MMI IX) : My experience with the Earthquake was a little scary. I just moved to the Bay Area last year and so far this has been my first one. I was first awakened by the shaking of my house then the alarms. My bed moved slightly,I could hear the rumbling of the Quake also. Honestly, I have never seen anything like it.
campbell ca (109.4 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Mill Valley, CA (40.3 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woke from sleep; felt like house was going up and down and almost rolling, as if we were on a wave Moderate shaking( I may have accidentally put strong shaking on first submission, that was a mistake)
Sacramento / Violent shaking (MMI IX)
Dixon, CA between Vacaville, CA / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Shaking woke me; at first I thought it was a heavy vehicle going by the house, but then I realized it was a quake. Shook for half a minute with a few stronger intensities, dropping back and forth from hard to light, then rolled into silence. I heard something fall, but it is dark, and I'm not sure yet what it was. We live on a farm. I hope all is well outside. Wishing I could see out now.
Rohnert Park / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Im not gonna lie.. that scared the shit out of me. Woke me up, thought I was having a seizure in my sleep. Went on for a good amount of time. Seen lots of bright flashes, diddnt look like lightening to be honest. Looked more like a strobe light. Deffinitly the biggest earthquake I have ever experienced.
Mill Valley, CA (40.3 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Woke from sleep; felt like house was going up and down and almost rolling, as if we were on a wave
Mill Valley, CA (40.3 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Woke from sleep; felt like house was going up and down and almost rolling, as if we were on a wave
Mill Valley, CA (40.3 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Woke from sleep; felt like house was going up and down and almost rolling, as if we were on a wave
Mill Valley, CA (40.3 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Woke from sleep; felt like house was going up and down and almost rolling, as if we were on a wave
Mill Valley, CA (40.3 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Woke from sleep; felt like house was going up and down and almost rolling, as if we were on a wave
Mill Valley, CA (40.3 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Woke from sleep; felt like house was going up and down and almost rolling, as if we were on a wave
Mill Valley, CA (40.3 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : Woke from sleep; felt like house was going up and down and almost rolling, as if we were on a wave
94618 / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
San Francisco, Holiday Express Airport South / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : We awoke because the bed was moving slightly - together with the house... For about 15 seconds. Some rattling. Nothing broke.
livermore ca / Violent shaking (MMI IX) : Windows rattling, chandelier moving, shower doors rattling
South San Francisco / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : It woke us up when we were on vacation in San Francisco.
American Canyon / Violent shaking (MMI IX) : Holy Moly. That went on forever. Everything moved, doors won't close, broken glass, water sloshed out of the toilets! Our ceiling fan is hanging out of the ceiling!
Vacaville, CA / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : we devinetly had an earfquake here, we fell the bed moving. I wus fas asleep an sudenly I tumuld on da floor. my lady wus like, woah I think we have an earfquake! I thot it was stranch becaus the day befor the dog neksdoor was barking at us!
San Leandro / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Awake in bed reading. Bed started lightly shaking. Got stronger long swaying motion. Furniture moving windows rattling house creaking. Wondering when it was going to stop.
santa cruz ca. / Severe shaking (MMI VIII)
Vacaville, CA / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : My little dog wanted to get on the bed with me just before it hit. Maybe she knew it was coming before it hit? Felt like i was riding a wave on my bed. Long swaying motions for what seemed like at least 30 seconds, maybe more. Light fixtures rocking back and forth. Pictures fell off the wall
95409 / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
dublin, ca (66.4 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : woke from sound sleep, lasted long time
Rohnert park / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Our household all woke up at the same jolt that was the start of the earthquake. We live in an apartment complex and quickly ran outside, almost everyone was outside as well. The earthquake lasted for a long time and was rocking and swaying from all sides. Some stuff fell from the shelves and cabinets and doors opened. Interestingly enough the dog was acting weird just a few moments before the quake started
Elk Grove, CA / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : In bed sleeping and window blinds stated lightly hitting against window and bed was lightly swaying back and forth enough for me to be awakened and become a little dizzy.
Fairfield Ca / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : Woke up because heard wind blowing hard then realIzed it was windows rattling, then bed was shaking and moving hars, woke me up from my sleep
94602 / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Santa Rosa / Violent shaking (MMI IX) : Awoke from sleep. Pictures on wall became crooked. A nice rocking/rolling feeling. Like being on a boat.
Santa Rosa / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Ashley Catalli, Suisin City / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : I woke up to violent shaking and things falling in my room. I commanded my dogs to follow me and sit as we stood in the the doorway. This lasted about 20 seconds. Then, everything started shaking harder and more violently as it got difficult to stand. It then ended.
milpitas, ca / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
El Granada, CA / Violent shaking (MMI IX) : Woke me up out of bed. Shower glass doors rattled a lot.
Tracy CA / not felt
Vallejo (8.3 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : I live in north vallejo much closer to american canyon and i woke up by a frame falling on my head and as i got up i felt my whole room shaking back and forth for at least 5sec and then i realized that my drawers were on the floor face down, walked into my sisters room tv broke and frames hanging slanted, moms furniture all moved, and our fountain from outside broke and our pool water came out. very scary
Vallejo (8.3 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : I live in north vallejo much closer to american canyon and i woke up by a frame falling on my head and as i got up i felt my whole room shaking back and forth for at least 5sec and then i realized that my drawers were on the floor face down, walked into my sisters room tv broke and frames hanging slanted, moms furniture all moved, and our fountain from outside broke and our pool water came out. very scary
Vallejo (8.3 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : I live in north vallejo much closer to american canyon and i woke up by a frame falling on my head and as i got up i felt my whole room shaking back and forth for at least 5sec and then i realized that my drawers were on the floor face down, walked into my sisters room tv broke and frames hanging slanted, moms furniture all moved, and our fountain from outside broke and our pool water came out. very scary
Tracy CA / not felt
Ashley Catalli, Suisin City / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Sebastopol / Severe shaking (MMI VIII) : Woke the whole family,seemed to last awhile,no objects were displaced. Power remained on although flashes were seen outside
San Rafael / Light shaking (MMI IV) : 15+ seconds - long rolling movement, no damage, but did wake everyone up
Santa rosa, ca / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Santa Rosa / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Whole house shook and swayed.
Sunnyvale / Light shaking (MMI IV)
hayward ca / Light shaking (MMI IV)
95815 / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : It seriously shook my entire place!
Menlo Park / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Woke me up. It was a roller that lasted a while.
sebastopol / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Petaluma ca / Violent shaking (MMI IX)
Antioch / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Bed shook back and forth like someone was shaking you awake. No other noticeable signs. Ceiling fan wasn't moving at all.
clearlake / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Elk Grove, California / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was watching a movie in bed and it started to shake; realized it was an earthquake! Saw the blinds moving in the bedroom; when it stopped, went to check the rest of my house - pendent in stair well was swinging.
Santa cruz / Light shaking (MMI IV) : My husband and I were watching a movie sitting on the couch and I felt the couch rocking and then I looked at the plant on the side table and it was shaking too. Thought my husband was twitching his legs and then we both looked at each other and that's when we saw the 2 other plants moving too and I said "it's and earthquake". We first felt an earthquake while talking on the phone to each other in 2002 responding to a roommate ad. And we each used that earthquake in out wedding vows. This was th
Hayward, Ca / Violent shaking (MMI IX)
Mountain View CA / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : The building rocked about for it seemed like 20 seconds and woke me from deep sleep.
Travis AFB / Light shaking (MMI IV) : At first I thought someone was trying to break into my room, and then I thought something paranormal was happening! Then I thought the building was going to fall down on me when I realized what was happening!! Haha
Cotati, California (849.3 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Everyone woke up from house shaking bouncing and swaying from earthquake at 3:20 am. Some drawers flew open and pictures fell.
West Menlo Park, CA (88.9 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Was awakened to strong shaking!! No mistaking that this was an earthquake!! Really scared me!
san jose / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I felt it. Rolling experience.
Fairfield, ca (26.6 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : My dog started barking a few seconds later my house started swaying and my lamp started to shake, cars alarms in the neighborhood went off.
Hercules, california / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woke up bed shaking and my husband said he heard a loud rumble sound like coming from the ground rumbling. My son woke up and said to get out of the house. He is 14 years old. Walls were rumbling and visibly shaking moving from side to side. My brother who lives in Vallejo near American canyon claimed they have no electricity and some of the vases fell and broke. Medications from the shelf fell scattered on the floor. He lives in Nebraska st.
Livermore / Violent shaking (MMI IX) : I was watching tv and felt slight shaking and immediately knew it was a quake. Put my pants on was about to go outside in case it was " the big one". Looked out back door and saw large waves in swimming pool from seismic activity.
napa / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
concord, ca (40.4 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Whole house swayed for 20 seconds, and a lamp nearly fell over. Very strong, but rolling and not at all scary. Exciting!
Cloverdale / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was awakened by the bed shaking noticeably, and heard things clinking and tapping up against the wall. Dogs all over continued to bark for quite a while.
san jose CA / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : It is 4:16 and I'm exhausted from explaining to my 15 year old that her bed did not start shaking on it's own and there's no possible way she experienced a ghostly encounter. Turns out that I slept through the earthquake and she had never felt one before. haha.
San Jose 95125 / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woke up Bf and I. Really scared me, I started having preterm contractions, 30 weeks. Afraid to go back to bed.
American Canyon / Violent shaking (MMI IX) : The whole house was shaking intensely. It was extremely scary.
Windsor, Ca 95492 / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Very scary,....almost as violent as the 1989 earthquake. Shaking and rolling for about 20 seconds.
95135 (116.1 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : rolling for maybe 30sec
San Ramon / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Earthquake made loud cracking sound, then entire house shook for what seemed like 30 seconds. No damage here, lots of movement, a rolling motion. Gave us a jolt for sure. Power and water fine.
American Canyon / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Hot sauce! Hot sauce everywhere! Woken up by a long episode of violent shaking, knocking stuff off of shelves and broke my hot sauce bottle! Whole house smells of hot sauce!
Half moon bay, California / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woke up with swaying movement of bed, furniture and house, along with rattling noise. Moved away from room as it finished.
Mountain View CA / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Lying on couch watching Being Poirot. Jolt & rumble, then swaying so tubes of door chime clanged together. Then pause & renewed swaying & more ringing of door chime tubes together. Got in doorway. Surprisingly long.
Santa Rosa, CA / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : This woke me up at 3:30am. It also woke up my son and my mom. A few things were displaced, but no visible damage.
Santa Clara / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was awake watching TV when I felt my couch sway left and right. Heard the ceiling creaking and whole house rolling. It seemed to go one for quite some time.
belmont, ca / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woke this household of 3 up and drove the pets crazy but no damage
Sacramento / Weak shaking (MMI III) : It's seemed like it lasted forever, it was definitely over 15 seconds (I hear earthquakes generally last about 15 seconds) I started counting after a few shifts because it wouldn't stop! But my hangers with clothes on them shook hard so did my blinds it initially felt like I was dizzy but it got worse and things were moving so I knew it was a EQ
Vallejo ca / Violent shaking (MMI IX)
Vallejo ca / Violent shaking (MMI IX)
Vallejo ca / Violent shaking (MMI IX)
Vallejo ca / Violent shaking (MMI IX)
Between napa and lake berryessa (19.6 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt
Tiburon (40.1 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
petaluma (28.3 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Sacramento / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was awake laying on bed and I felt bed shaking and fan was rattling cause it was leaned up against door. It lasted about a minute maybe, I live upstairs maybe that's why I felt it when others didn't in my area.
Vacaville, Ca. (56.8 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : very noisy..awakened from sleep. sounded like tree was falling on the roof.
Saratoga CA (110.8 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I felt shaking while reading. Dog woke up and alerted to something being wrong. No sound to this quake for us.
Vacaville / Severe shaking (MMI VIII) : Sound sleeper. Awoke to bed shaking violently. Ran ourside and pool looked/sounded like there was a cannonball contest. Thank god we're ok.
El Sobrante / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Felt it pretty good here in El Sobrante ... power went out ... restored ... and then went out again
American Canyon / Violent shaking (MMI IX) : Strong shaking here in American Canyon live 3 mi from epicenter. House is mess. Lasted a good 8-10 seconds
petaluma / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Vacaville, CA (30.9 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : It was around 3:30 and we were asleep. The shaking woke me up (though not y husband), I did not realize it was an earthquake. I thought it was my husband tossing and turning over. It lasted only a few seconds. Our little dog, Jack (a rat terrier) came up from the bottom of the bed and snuggled in close to me; I think he felt the quake and was frightened.
Danville, Ca / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Benicia / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Everyone woke up, some of the neighbor's pool water sloshed out, the water in our our conditioning unit sloshed out.
Vacaville, ca / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woke my wife and I out of my awesome dream.
Guinda CA (68.5 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Burlingame / Severe shaking (MMI VIII)
windsor california 95492 / Violent shaking (MMI IX)
American Canyon / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Woken up by the shaking and noise of items falling off shelves. Neighbor's water heater broke and on line now trying to get a hold of PG&E due to smell of natural gas.
suisun city ca / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Around 3:30 a.m I was awakened by my bed gently rocking, when I stood up I felt slightly disoriented. Generally everyone in the house woke up, and we gathered in the family room, then we noticed the chandler in the dinning room was steadilly swaying back and forth.
Fairfield / Violent shaking (MMI IX) : Woke up to hearing a roaring noise.. We are on the second floor and have a canopy bed, eyes opened to everything shaking for at least a few seconds.
Suisun city / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
CorteMadera,cA / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Santa Rosa / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : I woke up to a very strong shakingI could hear glass rattling it popped open my refrigerator it started as a shaking ended rolling
richmond, ca / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Vallejo California / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : All family awoke and kids scared. The entire house shook consistently for about 15-20 seconds. The dogs were scared and outside all the birds flew away in the same direction, loud grinding noise was heard. Very upset for those effected in American Canyon.
Fairfield / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Very strong shaking for a solid 15-20 seconds, the entire house and everything in it shook from side to side, nothing broken.
Hercules, Ca / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Shook pretty good over here. Startled my sleeping wife strong enough to the point here she accidentally kicked me off the bed. Dogs barking like crazy. Had to go out and shut off the car alarms
Vallejo CA / Violent shaking (MMI IX) : FELT LIKE IT WOULDNT STOP
San Rafael, CA (33.9 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woke us up. The whole house was shaking and deep rumbling sound
Los altos ca / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : I was already awake so it did not waken me. The whole house was moving, swaying slightly in a north south orientation. Much creaking and rattling noise from windows and house framing. Seemed like a long duration. It felt like we were far from the epicenter, though it went on longer than usual for being such a distance away.
Cordelia, ca / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Bay Point, CA / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : First felt my bed rocking side to side similar to very hard winds moving a car but wider pulls to each side. Then I see the T.V. rocking back and forth....CRAZY!!!!!
Fremont / Weak shaking (MMI III)
American canyon / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : I felt it greatly and all the stuff in my house went shaking. I dove for the doorway.
Santa Rosa / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : It seemed to go on for quite awhile. House rocked back and forth. Power is out.
South Vacaville / Severe shaking (MMI VIII) : Wouldn't have known it was an earthquake right except my Chinese gong ringing.
Richmond / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woke me up from a deep sleep. Felt like a "roller". One object fell of the fireplace mantle and broke .
El sobrante / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I could see the whole house shaking and hear the loud rumbling underneath the ground. Thankfully after less than a minute it was over. No damage to the house and nothing noticeably out of place.
Fremont / Weak shaking (MMI III) : The bed shaking woke me up , I thought maybe my dream, nut it was true. .
Suisun ca / Light shaking (MMI IV)
west Sacramento ca / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Vacaville, CA / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : Shook my entire house, made it difficult to get out of bed and get to doorway. You could see the windows shaking, all the furniture.
Dixon / Violent shaking (MMI IX)
Stockton, Ca / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Motion felt like waves.
novato / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Livermore, ca 94551 / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : My husband and I heard it then felt it immediately. It was very rolly kind of like on a boat. A little jerky. Lasted approx. 45 sec. Chandelier was swaying pretty good. We actually saw our floor lift and roll.
Concord / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Me friends and I were sleeping and woke up to the shaking, we turned over to see why we were shaking the bed and realized it wasn't us. Very quick sudden jolts.
Moss Beach, CA / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Seemed to last a long time...a gentle rolling effect.
emeryville / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
santa rosa (45.2 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woke us up. Power was off for about 15 seconds, but no damage
alameda, ca / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Rohnert Park / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : The entire house was rocking (mobile home) and the power went out. Some things fell. Shaking was felt by everyone around me and woke me up as well.
Sacramento, Downtown / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Woke me up. Low grade rumble very different from fwy noise, bed slightly rocking/shaking, creaking sounds ceiling/walls.
tiburun (40.1 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Benicia ca / Violent shaking (MMI IX) : Woke me out of a dead sleep!! My daughter felt it in Davis and texted right away.
Alameda, CA (50 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Martinez (33 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Live in a two story house and experienced died to side shaking for several seconds. No damage and our fog slept through the entire episode.
Sonoma / Violent shaking (MMI IX) : Shit done broke all up in da house
Vallejo / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
94521 Concord, CA / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Glass door that shattered recently and not yet fixed did NOT lose more glass
Woodland Ca 95695 (66.7 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : My house was moved back and forth really fast. Woke me up from sleeping. I could not walk when I got up, had to hold on to the door way.
Vallejo / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Was comforting baby when everything went up and down. I was airborn. Things fell off walls. Out of cabinets. Beds moved. Tvs knocked over. Felt like a few seconds.
94544 / Violent shaking (MMI IX)
Berkeley (38.6 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woke me from a sound sleep - and I'm a sound sleeper. My cat was alarmed and came to me for comfort. It was long enough to contemplate how strong the shaking was.
Dublin ca / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Pretty light shaking that still woke upy family. And almost 30seconds long after waking up.
rohnert park / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Rio Vista / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Started slowly. Like stronger and stronger waves hitting side of boat. Building and objects, especially glass doors, rattled about 20 secs. Felt slight wave motion few minutes later and again several minutes later. Kitties freaked, ran and hid. Reappeared 30 mins after. Definitely felt strong.
Oakland (Rockridge), CA 94618 / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : It started with a strong jolt, which woke me up, and was followed by some weaker rocking. Lasted a few seconds only.
Rio VIsta (54.8 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : floor, windows and light fixtures were slowly shaking
Stockton,CA (88.7 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Bed felt slightly swinging
San Jose, CA 95125 / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was awake when it happened. There was a sharp horizontal jolt followed by very long rolling waves of movement that left my house swaying with them...Light/Med strength and slowly ebbing out. The entire event lasted about 10 seconds. The rolling waves were strong enough to cause the water in my pool to slosh in a clear N/S direction for a full 3.5 minutes after the start of the quake. I lived on the 20th floor of a high rise in downtown LA when the Northridge quake happened and the long las
94547 (23.1 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Healdsburg / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Livermore ca (75.7 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Concord, CA / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : House was moving from side to side, pots on rack in kitchen clanking, dishes rattling, woke up husband. Pretty intense, seemed to last longer than it probably did.
Redwood city (85.3 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Vacaville, ca / Violent shaking (MMI IX) : Woke up to feel everything wiggling about. This was my first earthquake experience so I was a bit excited, amazed and slightly fascinated. A reminder that our planet is quite alive.
Novato / Light shaking (MMI IV) : As a heavy sleeper i was fairly surprised that I woke up rather than what was going on. But it felt like I was in an old elevator that can barely move
elk grove / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Fairfield, very strong,the house shook and sounded / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : MMI V
Fairfield ca / Weak shaking (MMI III)
95831 / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Rolling action, awakened from sleep, could hear house "settling" after was over,
Union city / Violent shaking (MMI IX)
Vallejo,Ca / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : First Earthquake to raise alarm in a while. It woke me up in the middle of the night. Lots of stuff fell out of cabinets and off of tables.
American Canyon / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : I was in bed sleeping. It was about 3:20 AM when the earthquake woke me in the middle of a dream. It sounded like a crack. I woke up, and immediately checked if everyone was okay. There were fallen objects everywhere
Concord / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
elk grove / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Shaken awake and confused, then nauseous. Rattling of plates, etc.Angled mirror and bed rocking.
Danville (55.9 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Crockett / Severe shaking (MMI VIII) : It shook the entire house.... Woke us up immediately from a deep sleep
santa rosa, ca / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Not sure how long it lasted, since it woke us up, but definitely several seconds of pretty strong shaking, sort of a rolling sensation. No damage here, chandelier on a long chain is swinging considerably.
West Sacramento, CA / Light shaking (MMI IV) : It felt like someone was rocking my non-rocking chair. Slight swaying of ceiling fan, and a power cord in my line of site.
Santa Rosa sonoma county (46 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Fairfield / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : My house started to shake and turned into a swaying motion. I have a 2 story and felt every bit of it. It woke everyone in the house
Hercules ca / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
novato, ca. (26.7 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Vacaville / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
San Jose / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : Rolling motion in bed.
10841 Jilinda Ct, ca / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Woke me up, glass door of tv hutch rattled slightly, felt movement for 5-6 seconds
San Jose / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Crockett / Severe shaking (MMI VIII)
Sacramento / Severe shaking (MMI VIII) : Light shaking about 1 minute. Hearing rumble
Napa, ca alta heights / Violent shaking (MMI IX) : Worst experience of my life! Woke up from a nightmare and thought I was dying, vases all over the floor, wine and beverages broken in the pantry, everything was thrown across each room!
Richmond / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was asleep and was wakened by my bed moving. It was sort of shaking in a rhythmic pattern, and I figured it was an earthquake
Santa Rosa, ca / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Fairfield ca / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
5243 Feather Way, antioch, ca (55.5 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Was sitting on sofa and could feel ground under sofa moving, slight rocking feeling. Mild shaking seemed to last approx. 12 seconds. No damage.
Sacramento, CA 95816 (83.6 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Started at approximately 3:20am. At first I thought it was a train going by like usual, but this shaking was much more rhythmic and steady; slower than the jostling of a train passing through.
San Jose / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Rolling motion in bed.
Rohnert park / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woke me up!!
Guereville / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : pictures baging against wall . Several neighbors outside.
San Ramon (59.1 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Sliding closet doors rattled for more than 30 seconds.
San Jose / Severe shaking (MMI VIII)
Martibnez / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : My husband and I were woken up out of our sleep and it felt like our house was moving up and down violently. Looking around there were objects moved and a baby swing tipped over and shampoo bottles fell into the tub.
Rohnert park / Severe shaking (MMI VIII)
martinez / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Lafayette CA (38.1 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Severe shaking (MMI VIII)
Burlingame, CA / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
San Jose / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Sonoma / Severe shaking (MMI VIII) : Lots of broken items.
San Jose / Severe shaking (MMI VIII)
San Jose / Severe shaking (MMI VIII)
Rohnert park / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
San Mateo ca. 94402 / Light shaking (MMI IV)
antioch / Light shaking (MMI IV) : House moved for about 30 long seconds after it woke me and my grandma up.
Palo Alto / Violent shaking (MMI IX) : Woke me up this morning and checked the USG report to find out that was real earthquake.It was a mild rolling shaking.
Green valley Fairfield / Severe shaking (MMI VIII)
Pittsburg, ca / Severe shaking (MMI VIII)
San Ramon / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
San Carlos / Light shaking (MMI IV) : House on bedrock. Started with shaking, then a distinct jolt followed by more shaking. Duration of about 10 seconds.
Sacramento Ca 95823 / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Rocklin ,CA (110.8 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I felt the rolls like being on a waterbed!
Scotts Valley / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Woke me from a sleep
Vacaville ca / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woke up to my bed shaking and I could hear the pictures banging on the wall. The dogs were upset and it made me a little nauseous.
Nevada City, Scott's Flat Lake, California (168.2 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Bed was moving, house creaked, and dog woke up and started pacing.
Santa Rosa ca / not felt
4911 Gaddy Lane, Kelseyville, CA / Violent shaking (MMI IX) : Rocking mo rion from west to east
Lombard street sf / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Lombard street sf / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Mountain View (94 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : The bed shaking woke me up.
San Ramon / Violent shaking (MMI IX) : At first I thought my head is spinning. When got up from bed my legs were trembling, shaking. I tried touching objects on the table but nothing was shaking but I was. Earthquake was long....Hope all is well. Wish everyone safety....
Tracy, California / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : I was in second story and felt the sway and shake for atleast 1 min half...
San Francisco, Ca Noe Valley / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : 2 distinct shakes felt on ground floor of 2 story house - very bumpy- could hear house shaking - cats jumped off bed and hid. I item overturned on second floor - no damage.
Mountain view / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Baypoint / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Santa Rosa / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Mountain View (91.9 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Woke me up. Lasted about 10 seconds. Was wary of more shaking as my home is in a liquifaction area.
San Mateo, CA / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
pleasant hill (35.2 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Sunnyvale, CA / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Bookshelves rattled and the water in the pool was swaying.
Mountain View, CA / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Soft long rocking. Felt dizzy like being on a ship.
Pacifica / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : It woke me up, my heart pounding. Seemed to last a long time.
Mill Valley, CA (41.2 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Pretty spooky. The shaking - consistent for about 10-15 seconds - woke me right up.
Santa Cruz / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Santa Rosa CA / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : woke up, strong shaking, a few things fell but nothing broke, dogs barked.
Larkfield in Santa Rosa / Weak shaking (MMI III) : It woke up everyone. Our beds were shaking violently.
Walnut creek / Severe shaking (MMI VIII) : Bed shaking
94577 / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
95687 / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : No damage but woke us up
Milpitas / Violent shaking (MMI IX)
Redwood Shores (Redwood City) / Light shaking (MMI IV) : A rolling wave which lasted about 15 seconds, with a stronger peak at the 10-second point.
Danville, CA / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Woke me up, went downstairs and a few minutes later hear my 1880's pendulum clock chime after being stopped for months.
St. Helena, CA / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : Holy Moly! The whole house shook side to side. Water sloshed out of the pool. Power is down.
Foster city / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
San Jose / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : That was bazaar. I was laying here thinking about an earthquake and how it's been a while and as I fell back to sleep my bed and building were shaking!!!!
Woodside, CA / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Rolling. Long.
Hyatt embercadero San Francisco (47.9 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Novato, CA / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
San Pablo (26.1 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Felt It. Ran towards door, it was for 30 seconds approx
Winters / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : I felt it, I was asleep and it woke me up. It lasted several seconds and made me worried. I got up and woke up my parents.
Rohnert Park (Moderate Shaking) / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Stockton / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt quite long. In our second floor apartment, there was a fair amount of movement, swaying. Our cat reacted moments before we felt the earthquake ourselves.
Foster Cit (74.9 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
94590 Vallejo 8 miles of epicenter / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Felt one violent shake followed by short period of light rolling. Stopped a clock but no other damage. Set off a neighboring car alarm.
Fairfield Ca / Violent shaking (MMI IX)
Pacifica, California / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : This was my first earthquake and I'm scared definitely. I didn't know what was going on at first I was sleeping then I realized and after it stopped I ran up stairs to see if everyone else felt it and I wasn't just tripping out on myself lol. They felt it and they said everything will be fine not to worry. But knowing me I'm worried! What the hell kind of earth is this? A scary one, a crazy one, and for the people who have it all , an underestimated one. The earth is cool and works in mysterious
San Rafael (31 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : It felt very strong and lasted longer than most earthquakes felt like at least 20 seconds. Windows rattled. Less rolling, more shaking.
San Jose, CA / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Pleasant hill ca / Violent shaking (MMI IX) : I was fast asleep but awakened by the rough shaking movement and the loud rattling noise coming from all the hanging mirrors/pictures frames.
San Rafael, Ca / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Shaking rather than rolling woke me up! Lasted quite a few minutes. Some items fell off my dresser. Fortunately nothing broke.
Novato / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : A definite roll. Woke us all up.
walnut creek ca / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Lafayette, Ca / Severe shaking (MMI VIII) : Around 3:15 am the earth quake started and went on for 20 seconds. The quake built up shaking after about 5 seconds of going on. It seemed to keep going. Items fell off the furniture. I was awake watching TV and felt the whole experience. Yikes!!
1601 Lucas Valley Rd, San Rafael, CA (33.4 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Woke me up, loud shaking, 30 sec maybe.
Pacifica, ca / Weak shaking (MMI III)
windsor, CA / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Was asleep. Woke up and ran downstairs. Was over by the time I got downstairs. Hanging lamp in dining room swinging widely.
Brentwood, CA (59 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : in bed, I felt like I was in a hammock and someone was rocking me to sleep! I thought I was imagining it at first, then I realized it wasn't going away, the bed was really rolling and rocking; I just felt like I was being pushed in a hammock! My dogs slept through it, but about 11pm they were barking alot and acting funny. Just a few minutes ago the little dog crawled into bed with me under the covers.
Antioch ca / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Shaken awake
Mountain View Ca / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I woke up because my bed was shaking. The blinds were moving and for a second I thought my tv was going to fall of the stand and then everything stopped. It was silent again. When I looked at my clock, it was 3:21am. As you can see, I'm still awake. I'm not a native Californian so although the shaking as stopped, I'm still a little rattled.
Mountain View Ca / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I woke up because my bed was shaking. The blinds were moving and for a second I thought my tv was going to fall of the stand and then everything stopped. It was silent again. When I looked at my clock, it was 3:21am. As you can see, I'm still awake. I'm not a native Californian so although the shaking as stopped, I'm still a little rattled.
Fairfax ca / Violent shaking (MMI IX)
Noe Valley, San Francisco, CA / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I was woken up and went to the doorway of the bedroom. It seemed to last a long time, maybe 30 seconds. The windows and shower doors rattled, but nothing broke. Both cats were panicked. To me, it felt like a swaying motion.
Donna, American Canyon / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Drawers opened, things flew off shelves, strong rattling for a good 30 seconds. It definitely woke me up & I got out of bed to check on my kids. It gave me the chills. No major damage as of yet.
Redwood city / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I was sleeping when I felt the bed whas swinging like in the water
newark ca / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Bed shaking slightly; glass closet doors rattled for about 10 seconds
Windsor. Ca / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Martinez (27.9 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woke from sound sleep. Side to side shaking, could hear objects rattling through house though no damage. The longest and most intense quake I've experienced in my 12 years living in CA
Petaluma / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Very intense. Lasted 45 seconds Pool sloshing like ocean
San Jose, CA / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Woke me from a sound sleep. Heard walls rumble
Santa Rosa, east / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Shook then swayed house
Concord, CA / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woke me up from a sound sleep. The bed was moving, almost like rolling back and forth. When it stopped, I looked in other rooms. Lights were swinging. Some cupped sized plants were moved to edge of windowsill. Legos on table were moved to the edge. Pictures are uneven.
Novato CA (26.4 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
pittsburg, ca / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Not shaking, waves.
santa rosa / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woke me up, lasted long enough for me to run to my son's room and get him out of bed
Walnut creek, ca / Weak shaking (MMI III) : An earthquake woke me up before 3:30 am this morning, August 24, 2014. My husband slept through it. It felt to me like an gentle east-west roll, but hard to say as I was roused from sleep.
RICHMOND CA / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : VERY STRONG SHAKING THAT LASTED LONG TIME .
Santa Rosa Ca (46.7 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : The water splashed out of my inground pool 6' to 7' feet!
Daly City / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Fremont ca. / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Lafayette / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Concord ca / Violent shaking (MMI IX) : Woke up to strong shaking.lights and and items in the house still. Shook after the quake.stood in door way..not fun!
Wanda / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I live in Oakmont, Santa Rosa and it was really rockin' and rollin'. Amazingly nothing broken.
antioch / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Rolling for about 25 secs.
Dixon CA / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Millbrae, ca / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
94803 / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Hyatt embercadero San Francisco (47.9 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Violent shaking (MMI IX)
novato, ca. (26.7 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : woke up about 10 minutes before...thought i heard something running across the floor and then the shaking started....went on for a long time
94565 / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
North Berkeley hills (35.9 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Woke me up from deep sleep -- at first thought the cats on bed were scratching really hard! Lasted a long time.
Novato, CA (28.1 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Santa rosa (49.1 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Pleasant Hill (36.5 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Was sleeping. Woke me up.
pittsburg / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Sacramento / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Oakland, CA 94619 / Light shaking (MMI IV)
concord, clayton, CA / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Santa Rosa, Bennett Valley area (38.2 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I had awakened from a nightmare just before the earthquake struck. I saw curtain and paintings moving and my bookcases shaking and bouncing against the wall. I knew right away it was an earthquake. The bookcass shook hard enough that I thought they were going to fall over, but they didn't. There was a lot of rattling and rumbling noise. My roommate and I both ran into the doorways of our bedrooms. It felt difficult to walk and we felt dizzy until the shaking stopped.
benicia, ca / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : loud sustained rattling and shaking, woke up the whole house
Petaluma / Light shaking (MMI IV) : A good shake don't imagine many objects fell in my area. Most shaking felt since owing here 4 years ago
martinez ca / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Santa rosa / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Felt like more of a wave rather than side to side. Definitely strong enough to wake people up but not strong enough to the point where stuff is falling & breaking.
San Jose, CA / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Vallejo, CA (13.5 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woke from a sound sleep. I initially thought I was having a break in until I woke up a little better. Definitely felt a good shaking and could hear all the loose cabinets and shower doors banging together.
Petaluma / Severe shaking (MMI VIII) : A good shake don't imagine many objects fell in my area. Most shaking felt since owing here 4 years ago
La Honda ca / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : 3 distinct tremors of same strength
sacramento / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Petaluma / Severe shaking (MMI VIII) : A good shake don't imagine many objects fell in my area. Most shaking felt since owing here 4 years ago
Napa, ca / Severe shaking (MMI VIII) : Strong jolts. Short and aggressive. Been through many earthquakes and this was one of the most aggressive. Grew up in the southbay, no stranger to earthquakes.
San Francisco (53.1 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Items fell from a countertop. Made me anxious, almost nauseous. Seemed to last a long time, but probably just a few seconds,. My body is still shaking. It may take awhile to go back to sleep.
Concord ca / Severe shaking (MMI VIII) : Moderate shaking. Cups hanging on wall banging into each other. I was afraid my home was going to slide off foundation. When there is enough light, I will do inspection to check for cracks around foundation. This is the worst shaking since I moved here in 1972.
Martinez / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woke up the whole family except for my little bro and his friend.
Santa Rosa / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Woke us all up & sent my cats flying (20.9 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woke my Family & sent my cats flying. All the dogs are still barking
Sacrameento / Weak shaking (MMI III)
San Pablo, ca / Violent shaking (MMI IX)
1203 Walnut Street, Berkeley CA 94709 / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : This quake was remarkable by its length. I counted up to 9 seconds (could have been 8) of SLOW, STEADY, RHYTHMIC SHAKING, followed by a couple of seconds of secondary tremors. It was the longest earthquake I have felt since Loma Prieta. I was on my computer, in bed, working on a project, when the earthquake began. I immediately noted the time and started counting seconds out loud. The cat ran out of the room.
Sacramento, ca / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Foster city / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Wake up by the shake
Foster city / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Wake up by the shake
Santa rosa / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Foster city / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Wake up by the shake
Sunnyvale / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I counted about 12 seconds between P and S wave arrival.
Elk Grove, Ca. About 3:21am bed shook, walls crack / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Light crack shaking/rolling back & forth. Got up & yelled earthquake while under door. Joined by son. Birds freaking out . Two hanging lights swaying quite a bit back & forth. Lasted 30 -45 seconds
Vacaville, California (32.2 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
94949 / Violent shaking (MMI IX) : Light shaking lasting 30 seconds
Roseville ca / Severe shaking (MMI VIII) : Some Water splashed from pool
Fairfax,ca.ontop of mt. directly directly no.of mt / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
belmont / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Berkley, Co / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Davis (64.7 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Santa Rosa / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Very long and rolling. Somewhere between light and moderate but woke up me up.
Mountain View, California (93 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : long rocking waves. No sound. Hanging things on walls and ceiling rocked.
santa rosa / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Novato California / Severe shaking (MMI VIII) : Wow mirror fell off the wall knocked over an endtable which - should have - been more secured. Yeesh. Im awake.
San ramon, ca / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Half Moon Bay / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was sound to sleep and I next thing you know I'm up looking all around in a panic trying to figure out why every item in my room is shaking.
95014 / Severe shaking (MMI VIII)
Sonoma / Violent shaking (MMI IX) : Several seconds of hard shaking Loud. Broke some things. Everyone woke up.
Natomas / sacramento / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was up watching movie early Saturday morning at 3:20 am it felt like being on a couch, while people stomping on the 2nd floor of Apts. Building ...but we are on the 1st floor! Rocking on a boat, our vertical blinds were moving crazy! It was just like the San Fran in 1999.
Natomas / sacramento / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was up watching movie early Saturday morning at 3:20 am it felt like being on a couch, while people stomping on the 2nd floor of Apts. Building ...but we are on the 1st floor! Rocking on a boat, our vertical blinds were moving crazy! It was just like the San Fran in 1999.
Richmond, CA (34.5 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Woke me up. Very brief vibration.
Rio Vista, Ca / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was awake and felt a light shaking and heard some Creaking sounds.
Richmond View / Severe shaking (MMI VIII) : House shook for about 15 seconds. No damage though.
oakland, ca / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
SausalitoI / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
san leandro / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Portola valley / Violent shaking (MMI IX) : Felt long and rolling
Sunnyvale, CA / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Sharp initial jolt with associated rattling of mobile home. Short duration of mild rolling sensation for less than half a minute.
94041 / Violent shaking (MMI IX)
94041 / Violent shaking (MMI IX)
San Jose, CA (106.8 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : On 8/24/14 at approximately between 3:15 -3:20am, I was awakened by the an earthquake,it was a small one.I ran to check on my two girls but they were still asleep.Thank god it was rather quick I'd say about8 mississippi's.
Davis / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Fairfield ,ca (14.5 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Bay Point, CA / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Rattling of dishes and bed moved a bit. Chandelier was swinging for a few minutes after the earthquake
San Jose CA / Weak shaking (MMI III) : My candelabra is still swinging in North-West San Jose, CA
Windsorp / Severe shaking (MMI VIII) : House shook like crazy. Hanging lamps swaying. Pool water lapping over sides.
Lafayette/Pleasant Hill/Martinez border - Briones (34.8 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woken out of a sound sleep. General rocking for 10-15 seconds. 2 paperback books that were balanced on the edge a bookshelf fell off. Nothing else fell. Was standing there wondering how long it was going to go on.
Pope Valley, CA / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Lasted about 5 seconds. kinda of side to side movement. I was already awake when it hit. My wife never woke up.
Novato ca / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Sacramento, CA / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Berkeley ca / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woke me and scared me thought children are still asleep. I've been in a 7.2 in Mexico and this felt comparable.
Berkeley ca / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woke me and scared me thought children are still asleep. I've been in a 7.2 in Mexico and this felt comparable.
santa cruz, ca (138.5 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
94563 / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Sacramento / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt it. House creaking and lights briefly swung and I got that dizzy feeling I experienced before during an earthquake. Kids slept through it.
Sacramento / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Was on computer and felt my chair rolling, the saw shutters moving a nice slow rolling effect. Woke the family up but nothing major.
Vallejo / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : This earthquake woke me up from my sleep and shook violently, knocking over things from cabinets and shelves.It also put at least 2 cracks in the walls of my house. Very scary!
Oakland / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Oakland / Weak shaking (MMI III)
El Sobrante, CA / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Vacaville, CA (31.1 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Rolling type shaking, like riding waves.
Tracy, Ca. (90.6 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Tracy, Ca. (90.6 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
rohnert park, ca / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Albany / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was awoken by the quake. When I heard our closet sliding doors rattling I know it was definitely an earthquake, maybe mag 3-4? It lasted about 20 second after I realized it. Then I got up and checked the internet, it is a mag6.0 in American Canyon.
94123 / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Livermore, ca / Violent shaking (MMI IX) : Rolling motion, like on a boat
Hillsborough (75.2 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was awake and heard rattling then felt a jolt followed by more rattling.
Hillsborough (75.2 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was awake and heard rattling then felt a jolt followed by more rattling.
san fran (48.6 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : sitting in lounge chair. started shaking and the whole apt started shaking. like heavy trucks rumbling past.
Hillsborough (75.2 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was awake and heard rattling then felt a jolt followed by more rattling.
Hillsborough (75.2 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was awake and heard rattling then felt a jolt followed by more rattling.
Hillsborough (75.2 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was awake and heard rattling then felt a jolt followed by more rattling.
upper haight (51.6 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Good shake for at least 30 seconds
Vacaville (32.2 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Santa Rosa ca / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
near Dunphy Park, Sausalito, California (42.8 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Side-to-side shaking.
Sacramento / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Dozing, woken by strange rocking, lasted maybe 5-6 seconds, could hear unstable vase atop bookshelf rocking back and forth. Looked at clock at 3:23 am PST.
foster city / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Novato (31.2 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Woke us up. First earthquake felt in 20 years. House is in area with granite in soil
Petaluma / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Daly City, CA / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : It woke my wife up and then me. Nothing fell, but it was noticeably strong.
Novato (31.2 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Woke us up. First earthquake felt in 20 years. House is in area with granite in soil
Daly City, CA / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : It woke my wife up and then me. Nothing fell, but it was noticeably strong.
Petaluma / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Santa Rosa / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
graton, California / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
San anselmo / Light shaking (MMI IV)
San Ramon, ca / Severe shaking (MMI VIII) : It woke me up but not my husband. About 10 seconds of light shaking. Heard the walls creaking.
Vacaville / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Lasted about 15 - 20 seconds.
San Bruno / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Millbrae, CA / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woke up everyone in the house, but everything stayed in place.
San Francisco / Violent shaking (MMI IX)
San Bruno / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Windsor ca / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Davis, California -- / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Awakened by a strong rolling motion about 3:20am. House creaked and swayed!
san leandro / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
rincon valley (41.2 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
san rafael ca / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
rohnert park CA / Severe shaking (MMI VIII) : Rohnert Park, my first quake. Seemed long and pretty strong but smooth
San Jose, ca / Severe shaking (MMI VIII)
Watt Avenue & Edison Ave, Sacramento CA / Weak shaking (MMI III) : A few seconds shaking at 3:20 AM, August 24 2014, Pacific Time.
Roseville, california / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I was working on a ladder and thought someone was wiggling the ladder but nobody there. Then I remembered I'm in California and it must have been an earthquake. Looked it up, 5.8 near Vallejo.
SF (57.2 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I almost peed myself
Livermore ca / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Sacramento California / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Sacramento California / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Davis CA / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Woke me up. Bed shaking. Lamps rattling. Window blinds swinging. Pots and pans swinging on rack. Only lasted a few seconds.
Vacaville, CA / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Sacramento California / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Sacramento California / Light shaking (MMI IV)
mill valley / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
vacaville, CA / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
94301 / Severe shaking (MMI VIII)
Fairfield / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Was sleep and was awake with the bed and things around were shaking for about 3 seconds. Nothing moved from their places.
Campbell, CA / Light shaking (MMI IV)
94301 / Severe shaking (MMI VIII)
94306 / Light shaking (MMI IV)
San Jose near airport. / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Windsor ca / Violent shaking (MMI IX)
Vallejo / Violent shaking (MMI IX)
San Mateo / Violent shaking (MMI IX)
Tracy, Ca / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Woke my daughter...windows & chandelier rattling.
Tracy, Ca / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Woke my daughter...windows & chandelier rattling.
Pope Valley, CA / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : definite house movement but no damage. lasted about 5 seconds. it seemed to be a more side to side movement rather than up and down.
Sacramento, California / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Calistoga / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
San ramon, gale ranch / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : Bed was moving and light hanging was oscillating. Woke up and moved downstairs into backyard.
Elk Grove, CA / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Campbell, CA / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Richmond, ca / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Woke me up. Seemed to last a long time. My daughter in Oakland was also awakened by it
Vacaville, ca / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
mountain view (93.3 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Vacaville / Light shaking (MMI IV)
petaluma / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
san francisco north beach / Severe shaking (MMI VIII)
Stockton / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Woke up to bed shaking and wind chimes swinging seemed to last for a bit
Walnut Creek / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Very Strong shaking of house, furniture (grandfather clock started to topple over) continuous.
5837 Fremont ST. Oakland,,CA / Light shaking (MMI IV) : 10 seconds of shaking, rumbling sound. Woke up me and my wife, cracking sound in house
hayward, ca / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Santa Rosa ca / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
san francisco north beach / Severe shaking (MMI VIII)
Clayton, ca / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Really long
fremont (81.3 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Vacaville, California / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Pittsburg CA (42.1 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Around 3.20am I felt very strong shaking my bed and roof lite and fan shaking, I wake up and grab my 20 months old son and wife then walk out from my home.
fairfax in+ / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Moraga / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Pleasant Hill / Violent shaking (MMI IX) : Woke up at onset. Bed shaking steadily. Dishes rattling. Perhaps 10 seconds of moderate shaking. Got up during shaking. Had to steady myself against the wall and doorframe. No damages to property as yet discovered.
Vacaville, California / Light shaking (MMI IV)
newark,ca / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Alamo, CA / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Lasted for 10-15 seconds.
newark,ca / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Alamo, CA / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Lasted for 10-15 seconds.
Vacaville / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Dublin, Ca / Violent shaking (MMI IX)
santa rosa, ca / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : shook hard, then began to roll enough to make us feel seasick. lasted quite a while.
Alamo, CA / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Lasted for 10-15 seconds.
Livermore / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woke me right out of bed with shaking...
Pittsburg / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Woke me up, TV on stand was rocking.
Oakland, CA / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt and heard house moving with some rollers afterward for about 5-10 seconds.
Walnut Creek (41.4 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Reno, NV / Violent shaking (MMI IX)
West Sacramento (80.8 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : woke me up, felt like inside moving train
Yountville / Violent shaking (MMI IX) : Woke me and my wife up and was heavy side to side shaking.
Robbery park, CA / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Fairfield, CA / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Loud sound like a freight train, crack in the sheet rock in bedroom ceiling, cats went crazy and man did the bed shake like it was jelly.
Vallejo / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Mill Valley, CA / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Everything was shaking. Lasted around 5 seconds.
Davis, CA / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Woke me and continued to shake and move blinds for 15 to 20 seconds. Slow swaying motion.
San Anselmo / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Berkeley / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : Strong shaking. Lasted long
Vallejo / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Tiburon, Ca (37.8 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Walnut Creek / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Davis, California / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woke half of household from sleep. Long swaying movement rather than jerking as have felt in other quakes. Pool water sloshed out of pool, chandeliers swaying. No damage.
Dublin / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Walnut Creek / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Walnut Creek / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Tiburon, Ca (37.8 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Berkeley / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : Strong shaking. Lasted long
Burlingame / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Awakened from sound sleep by steady, moderate shaking of apartment walls, floors & bed; some noise from shaking but no damage
Oakland, Ca 94605 (51 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Severe shaking (MMI VIII) : It woke me up. I did not think it was going to stop. I could see my house sway side-to-side. My husband slept through it.
Emeryville,Ca / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Tracy, CA / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Oakland, Ca 94605 (51 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Severe shaking (MMI VIII) : It woke me up. I did not think it was going to stop. I could see my house sway side-to-side. My husband slept through it.
Berkeley, ca / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : Very prolonged shaking which woke us from sleep. No damage
alameda / Light shaking (MMI IV)
alameda / Light shaking (MMI IV)
alameda / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Sunnyvale, Ca / Light shaking (MMI IV) : We felt this quake. It woke us up. My husbabd and I ran and picked the Kids up from their beds and went downstairs. Very scary!
hayward, ca (64.6 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
San francisco, ca / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Whole house rattling for 20 sec.
Oakland, California (42.7 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I'm from California and tend to ignore earthquakes when they first start. This one really got the bed moving, got more intense and most notably lasted longer than the usual one. I knew it had to be sizable to give me a scare. I got dressed and put on shoes.
San Jose / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Cupertino / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I woke up to my room shaking!
Oakland CA (45.4 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
woodland / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
woodland / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
woodland / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
San Ramon / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
San Bruno / Light shaking (MMI IV) : My first earthquake... It felt like the bed was going move
woodland / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
woodland / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Livermore (75.2 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
woodland / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Cobb ca. / Light shaking (MMI IV) : light shaking is correct
Cupertino, CA (103.4 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : House shaking, floors creaking. Woke up and felt nauseated.
Cobb ca. / Light shaking (MMI IV) : light shaking is correct
San Jose / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Sacramento, Tahoe Park (81.9 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Whole house rocked gently for 3-5 seconds; set doorbell chimes ringing.
Davis, California -- house noticeable / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Pleasant Hill / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Awoken from sleep by bed swaying and shaking from side to side
Mountain view / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Santa Rosa CA / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woke to significant shaking, dogs barking, couple of pictures fell.
Davis, CA (64.8 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : It seemed to last longer than many quakes I've felt; a mixture of rolling and shaking. The water in nearby pools could be heard sloshing. It woke up most of the household and really freaked out the dog. Everyone felt a bit dizzy, as if we'd ridden in an elevator recently.
Redwood City / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was already awake. Shook whole house, came in two 5 second waves. Cat felt and reacted too. I'm CA native, this was a pretty good one considering my distance to center.
Santa Rosa (39.6 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : There was shaking but nothing fell over. I was happy because nun of my glass casings fell over.
El Cerrito (34.1 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Long lasting, rolling earthquake.
4625 Millner Way, Elk Grove, CA 95757 (84.2 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : My wife and I were awake and my chair and fan started wobbling in a circular motion. My dog started barking.
Redwood City / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was already awake. Shook whole house, came in two 5 second waves. Cat felt and reacted too. I'm CA native, this was a pretty good one considering my distance to center.
Oakland, CA / Severe shaking (MMI VIII) : I was definitely woken up and saw a lot of lights go on.
Belmont, CA / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Bed shook and my dog spooked by vibration that only lasted a few seconds but scary and significant enough to get me out of bed and check on my daughter
94066 (66.9 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
san francisco, ca / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : was woken up by it, everything shaking and cat ran under the covers.
San Jose / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I felt like it was going to get worse and my three story apt. building was slightly swaying...totally freaked me out and I got out of bed.
94066 (66.9 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Dublin / Severe shaking (MMI VIII) : Definitely a little scary
san ramon / Severe shaking (MMI VIII)
Davis / not felt : I was awakened at 3:23 am by the sound of our pool water sloshing around. The water spilled out onto the deck and then dropped below the tile, probably 6-7 inches
94066 (66.9 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Emeryville,Ca / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Petaluma, CA / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Vallejo, CA / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : A lot of violent shaking back and forth. Lasted for a pretty long time.
Ross calif / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Petaluma, CA / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
walnut creek ca (41 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : woke us up
94066 (66.9 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Ross calif / Light shaking (MMI IV)
sebastopol / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : woken up by it. scary. seemed to last long time. All members of household woken saw light flashes too. Not sure what that was.
Sacramento / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Napa, CA / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : My daughter lives in Napa. She called to say that the water sitting in her kitchen sink was thrown to the floor. Everything off walls. Severe and prolonged shaking. Very scary.
Petaluma, CA / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
newark, ca / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : in deep sleep heard rattling sound and was shaking bad .unfortunately no news channel reporting yet.
Tiburon, ca / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Scary - woke both me and hubby
Alameda, California / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : It was long!
newark, ca / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : in deep sleep heard rattling sound and was shaking bad .unfortunately no news channel reporting yet.
CAZADERO, CA (75.8 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Berkeley, Ca / Severe shaking (MMI VIII)
Santa Clara (102.8 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Felt a moderate rolling, heard some dishware banged against each other in the kitchen. Household members awoken.
94549 / Light shaking (MMI IV)
cupertino ca / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : cupertino.ca
Santa rosa / Violent shaking (MMI IX)
Brentwood, Ca / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : The bed shook with slow waves and hanging objects shook for about 40 seconds.
East San Jose (103.2 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Elk Grove, CA / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I am at work in Elk Grove California. We felt it here. It shook for a long time, but it wasn't bad. Our chairs shook back and forth, and the bathroom door in our control room shut on its own.
Sacramento CA 95814 / Light shaking (MMI IV)
newark, ca / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : in deep sleep heard rattling sound and was shaking bad .unfortunately no news channel reporting yet.
San Rafael, CA / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : House shaking horribly. Woke me up.
Cotati, CA (36.8 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : At first I thought my upstairs neighbors were stomping around, but then the ground started to move and it felt like I was on a lightly rocking boat. Lights flickered but nothing turned off. I'd guess 20-30 seconds.
Sacramento, ca / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Our pool was splashing quite a bit
vacaville / Light shaking (MMI IV) : woke me and my apartment complex up! few people were alarmed. I could feel the building sway back and forth kinda hard and could hear the walls creak but no damage that i can see
San Francisco / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
St. Helena CA / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : We were woken from sound sleep. Several things fell from shelves. Cabinet doors in bathroom swung open. Seemed to be a rolling rather than shaking earthquake. Sound like thunder outside during the episode. Motion sensor lights flashed on and off, which we first thought was lighrinig.
Novato, CA (26.2 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Shaking and noises woke me up; cabinet door opened; my cat was very alarmed.
Corte Madera / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Shaking for 7-10 seconds long enough to get up and check on others and animals were alarmed.
Brentwood / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Awoke from sleep, felt like someone was shaking the bed. Heard the handles of my armoir rattling as the doors moved.
tiuron, ca / not felt
santa rosa, ca / not felt
Discovery Bay Ca / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Long earthquake with rolling moves, not shaky but we felt like we were on a boat. Woke us up out of bed.
Menlo Park, the Willows / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Didn't like that. Been jumpy since the 89 quake! Talk about powerless.
San Jose / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woke me up!
tiuron, ca / Light shaking (MMI IV)
San francisco (52.2 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woke me out of a sound sleep! A couple of picture fell,off a bookshelf but nothing more serious then that.
Petaluma, CA / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Petaluma, CA / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
santa rosa, ca / Severe shaking (MMI VIII) : The whole place was rocking
santa rosa, ca / Severe shaking (MMI VIII) : The whole place was rocking
Berkeley - strong and long / Severe shaking (MMI VIII) : Shaking was strong and lasted long
Santa Rosa / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woke me up. Lots of noise. Called SF. Ok there
San Francisco South of Market / Portrero / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : shaking continued for quite a long time, approximately 30 seconds?
Palo Alto / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Campbell,Ca / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : It wasn't a quick shaking. It was like a giant rolling feeling. Hanging fixtures were moving and I heard glassware clinking.
tiuron, ca / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Petaluma, CA / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
san mateo / Violent shaking (MMI IX) : it seemed to last a while and it made me wonder if the big one is coming
Elk Grove / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
san mateo / Violent shaking (MMI IX) : it seemed to last a while and it made me wonder if the big one is coming
Santa Rosa, ca (49.1 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
El Sobr / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woke us all up. The scariest part is that there was no electricity for a while, we walked around in the dark. The dog ran to another room.
Vallejo / Severe shaking (MMI VIII)
Oakland / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Alameda, CA / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
95816 / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Pleasant hill / Violent shaking (MMI IX) : Woke me up door was rattling bed shaking
Vallejo / Severe shaking (MMI VIII)
Danville, CA (51.6 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : It woke me up in Danville, CA. More of a rocking motion than jolt.
Vallejo / Severe shaking (MMI VIII)
Pinole, ca / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Prolong shaking woke me up. Power out at least as far as our neighborhood. Came back on after a few minutes, then has stayed out at least 10. Couple objects fell off shelf. House has been retrofitted.
san francisco / Severe shaking (MMI VIII)
Half Moon Bay, California / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Woke up because my bed was shaking violently back and forth.
Pinole, ca / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Prolong shaking woke me up. Power out at least as far as our neighborhood. Came back on after a few minutes, then has stayed out at least 10. Couple objects fell off shelf. House has been retrofitted.
Novato, CA (29.2 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Pleasant hill / Violent shaking (MMI IX) : Woke me up door was rattling bed shaking
Rio Vista, CA (54.4 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I felt a slow long wavy motion
fairfield ca (23.2 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Vacaville / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Walnut creek (38.9 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
san mateo / Violent shaking (MMI IX) : it seemed to last a while and it made me wonder if the big one is coming
San Francisco South of Market / Portrero / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : shaking continued for quite a long time, approximately 30 seconds?
95125 / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Corte Madera / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Shaking for 7-10 seconds long enough to get up and check on others and animals were alarmed.
sacramento, ca / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Daivs, Ca (64.3 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Blinds moving side to side swaying. Sleepers awakened. Walls creak.
Corte Madera / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Shaking for 7-10 seconds long enough to get up and check on others and animals were alarmed.
94117 / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Corte Madera / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Shaking for 7-10 seconds long enough to get up and check on others and animals were alarmed.
San Jose, CA / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
davis, ca / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Benicia, Ca / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Woke me up from sound sleep. Heard a glass fall and break. Dogs freaked out.
Walnut Creek, Ca / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Longest earthquake I have felt and the rolling lasted forever!
Walnut Creek, Ca / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Longest earthquake I have felt and the rolling lasted forever!
Santa Rosa / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Woke me up, confused it for a passing truck until I heard shaking & the dogs got startled
Berkeley - strong and long / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
hercules, ca / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
fremont, ca / Light shaking (MMI IV) : It lasted at least 20 seconds
Belmont, CA / Violent shaking (MMI IX) : Bed shook and my dog spooked by vibration that only lasted a few seconds but scary and significant enough to get me out of bed and check on my daughter
davis, ca / Light shaking (MMI IV)
fairfeild ca. / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Esparto, CA (58.7 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Santa Rosa, valley floor, near downtown / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Went on for quite a while, felt like horizontal motion, cats alarmed, some things fell.
Esparto, CA (58.7 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Santa Rosa, valley floor, near downtown / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Went on for quite a while, felt like horizontal motion, cats alarmed, some things fell.
San Bruno CA / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Rolling wave felt strng jolt seemed longer the most EQs I've felt
san bruno 94066 / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Walnut Creek California / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
walnut creek / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Prolonged shaking
palo alto, ca 94301 / Weak shaking (MMI III)
El Cerrito, CA / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Walnut Creek, Ca / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Felt long
Sebastopol, Ca (49 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Woke us all up. Light fixtures swaying, pets on alert.
Benicia (20.8 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Mill valley / Violent shaking (MMI IX)
TRACY CA / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
rohnert park, ca / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Benicia (20.8 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
belmont, ca / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
95135 / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : tremor woke me (on 2nd fl)
Benicia (20.8 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Redwood City / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
vacaville / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Fairfield, Ca / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Other persons said, "I've never been woken by an earthquake before.", and she grew in S.F. I was awake already, they usually aren't that strong here
Suisun I was awaken by the shaking and the noise, / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
napa / Severe shaking (MMI VIII)
Walnut Creek, Ca / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Novato, ca (26.3 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Woke my household up (3 people) and lasted 3-4 seconds. Dog went outside via dog door in master bedroom a few seconds before
san bruno, ca 94066 / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Pacific heights San Francisco / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Woodland / Violent shaking (MMI IX)
san anselmo, ca (33.4 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : shook enough to wake me up.furniture, things in room,rattled. felt like circular movement. lasted about 3-4 seconds
Pittsburg, ca / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
San Jose/Cupertino / Severe shaking (MMI VIII) : It wife me up from my half asleep state, I definitely knew it was an earthquake. My blinds and furniture were making noise.
West Sacramento, CA / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I was already awake. Thought someone was shaking my bed deliberately. Then blinds started swinging away from windows slightly.
94040 / Light shaking (MMI IV) : The shake woke up my mom and I at the same time.
94040 / Light shaking (MMI IV) : The shake woke up my mom and I at the same time.
Pacific heights San Francisco / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
elk grove,ca / Light shaking (MMI IV)
San jose / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Pacific heights San Francisco / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Morgan Hill, CA / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Lafayette / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Novato, CA / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : It woke my husband and I up, and although only 5 seconds, it was strong jolting. I don't usually get scared, but this one got my heart pumping. My husband didn't find any obvious wall cracks.
Vacaville / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Woke us up, pictures swayed on the walls
Twain harte / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Woke me up
Fairfield, ca (27 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)

Aftershocks of the 6.0 quake: 6km NW of American Canyon, California, 24 Aug 2014 10:20

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (38 quakes):
  • 01 Feb 2015 02:17 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    8 km (5 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (11 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 30 Jan 2015 00:04 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    7 km (4.3 mi) depth
    |
    24 km (15 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 11 Jan 2015 08:06 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    19.1 km (11.9 mi) depth
    |
    40 km (25 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 Jan 2015 21:18 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    7.4 km (4.6 mi) depth
    |
    30 km (19 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 31 Dec 2014 09:01 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    2 km (1 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 12 Dec 2014 15:18 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    11 km (6.8 mi) depth
    |
    38 km (24 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 27 Nov 2014 20:36 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    8.4 km (5.2 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (10 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 27 Nov 2014 18:27 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    5.4 km (3.4 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 24 Nov 2014 00:47 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    7.5 km (4.7 mi) depth
    |
    41 km (25 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 20 Nov 2014 11:46 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    17 km (10.6 mi) depth
    |
    35 km (22 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 17 Nov 2014 20:20 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    17.1 km (10.6 mi) depth
    |
    35 km (22 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 16 Nov 2014 13:39 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    12 km (7.5 mi) depth
    |
    35 km (22 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 01 Nov 2014 18:18 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    6 km (3.7 mi) depth
    |
    28 km (17 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 29 Oct 2014 16:31 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    7.1 km (4.4 mi) depth
    |
    5 km (3 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 27 Oct 2014 22:26 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    12.8 km (8 mi) depth
    |
    36 km (22 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 25 Oct 2014 13:40 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    11.5 km (7.1 mi) depth
    |
    36 km (22 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • Show all

Earlier earthquakes in the same area

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - 6km NW of American Canyon, California on Sunday, 24 August 2014
 

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