Moderate mag. 4.5 earthquake - 2 mi southeast of Berkeley, Alameda County, California, USA, on Thursday, 4 January 2018 at 10:39 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 4.5 earthquake - 2 mi southeast of Berkeley, Alameda County, California, USA, on Thursday, 4 January 2018 at 10:39 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 13 km depth

Date & time: 4 Jan 2018 10:39:36 UTC
Magnitude: 4.5
Depth: 13.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.86°N / 122.24°W (Alameda County, California, United States)
Nearest volcano: Clear Lake (132 km / 82 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) ESE of Berkeley (pop: 121,000) --> See nearby quakes!
7 km (4 mi) NNE of Oakland (pop: 419,300) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) N of Alameda (pop: 78,600) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) SE of Richmond (pop: 109,700) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) WSW of Walnut Creek (pop: 68,900) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) ENE of Chinatown (pop: 100,600) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (10 mi) NNW of San Leandro (pop: 90,700) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) ENE of San Francisco (pop: 864,800) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (41 mi) NNW of San Jose (pop: 1,026,900) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) SW of Sacramento (pop: 490,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) More info
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North Beach / Light shaking (MMI IV) : This is my first earthquake experience as I’m from Sydney, Australia. I was sleeping and was woken up by the shaking. It was confusing but not too alarming.
North Beach / Light shaking (MMI IV) : This is my first earthquake experience as I’m from Sydney, Australia. I was sleeping and was woken up by the shaking. It was confusing but not too alarming.
46 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Awoke as a result of strong shake in our livermore townhome at around 2:30am
Concord, Ca (23.5 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Strong jolt. scared the cat sleeping on the bed. (reported through our app)
Fremont (42.2 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
San Rafael / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Woke up seconds before the actual quake. The couch and dishes were shaken and our Christmas tree was rattling.
57 km SSE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
94546 / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Fremont (49.1 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Rolling earthquake. Could hear the roar building before actually feeling movement. Had just sat down on the toilet at the start so sound and movement seemed amplified. The wave feeling seemed to linger for awhile.
3880 brighton avenue, oakland, ca 94602 (6.2 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : We sustained no damage but the house shook and it awakened me during the night. It was more severe than a truck passing. Even a truck striking the building would have generated less housewide shaking as we experienced, but we sustained no damage, so it did not rise to moderate shaking.
Los Gatos / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Antioch (40.9 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : It awakened our me and my family. Mostly like a strong vibration shake (reported through our app)
Concord,ca (23.5 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Woke me up. (reported through our app)
Oakland / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : About 30 minutes of of light rumbling.
sebastopol / Light shaking (MMI IV) : At 2:40 am, my lazy boy chair started shaking,(how did a grizzly bear get trapped under the 1 foot high crawl space below me?). It lasted 2-7 seconds. I knew it was an earthquake so I went to grab a flashlight in case it got worse. I thought it was from the Gysers in Sonoma County
Larkspur, CA / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I felt it because it woke me up at 2:39 PST. It was the first one I've felt in nearly 7 years.
Concord, CA / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Pittsburg / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Richmond, CA / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Santa Clara (59.7 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt the ground shaking while sleeping, the doors were shaking and could hear the sound of the ground shaking.
San Bruno / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Felt shaking for 5-10 seconds 2:39
San Pablo (14.2 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Concord, ca / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Concord / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woke up to saking
Financial Dietrich San Francisco / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
North Beach / Light shaking (MMI IV) : This is my first earthquake experience as I’m from Sydney, Australia. I was sleeping and was woken up by the shaking. It was confusing but not too alarming.
Pacifica / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Salinas, CA / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Palo Alto (51.7 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt like it was between light to moderate shaking. Woke up to sound of things rattling and my bed shaking. On bbc 2nd floor of Defenders Lodge at VA center. (reported through our app)
250 beach San fran / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Menlo park, ca / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Jolts were repeated not just once House creaked loudly and repeatedly, bed jumping around
Santa Cruz / Light shaking (MMI IV) : We live in a 110 yr. old farmhouse just behind the UCSC campus. It felt like a freeway went through our backyard. It was a quick rolling quake, but not violent shaking like the quakes preceding the 1989 quake.
San Ramon (31.3 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I woke up to light shaking, and it got stronger for a few seconds.
7.4 km S of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : I grow up here the Bay Area, however,earthquakes has always frightened me. I was laying in my bed watching television. The shaking, although it was very short, it was very intense. My dogs were downstairs in their beds, they never make any sounds during earthquakes.I panicked, called their names they came running upstairs and got in the bed with me where they are right now. I do fear for the structure integrity
122.9 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Oakland, Ca / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : It felt strong in Oakland but lasted only 5 to 10 seconds
Hayward, Ca / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Oakland, CA 94607 (7.3 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt bed move, heard hangings bang on walls; & walls creak, then a loud snap. Felt floor vibrate when I stood up.
Hotel Zephyr, 250 Beach st, SF / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : On vacation from Chicago, it felt amazing and scary. My first earthquake ever! I got awaken by the room door noise, and then heard the walls squeaking. I felt kinda like on a boat, with a few rocking motions left and right. I have to say i was more amazed at the experience than thought of its possible danger. All visitors should be aware of how to react in an earthquake! I only just now after it happened researched the net about what to do.
Napa, 94558 / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt a good 5-7 second wave: bed was shaking and woke me up. Apartment rattled and creaked; although jolt was not as severe, reminded me of Napa Quake.
Santa Clara / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Palo Alto / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : It was a little noisy . I awake felt a shake
Oakland,ca. (10.9 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was pretty scared. (reported through our app)
Santa Clara / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Hayward (28.5 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Too much noise and very bad shaking I run to my son room and stops. (reported through our app)
San Ramon / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I am a light sleeper and it woke me up.
Walnut creek / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Was already awake laying in bed playing a game on my phone and next thing I knew I heard these deep, unexplainable noises followed immediately by shaking that gave me a almost a swaying and pressure feeling in my head and I honestly thought at first someone was trying to break into my bedroom window behind my head. Weird experience.
amador co. / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Sound asleep and woke to a quick shake even though we are a distance away from the Bay
Woodside, (46.9 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woken up with loud noise, my daughter was terrified, she thought that the cabinet was going to collapse on her.
64.7 km SSE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Oakland California / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I was awake during it but it didnt feel that strong and is was long but it was shakey nothing that i have got knocked down I FELT IT
San Mateo / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Awake on IPad, about a one second jolt from south to north
Orinda / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Felt house/walls and furniture shake, almost a whiplash sensation. Felt like there were small aftershocks, and like a another big shock was about to occur
Hayward Sunset Blvd / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was fast asleep. Woke up after hearing a very big bang sound. Thought someone hit the apartment building like a car accident. Started looking inside what actually caused such a loud noice.Very frightening. After going through the internet, found out this was an earthquake which woke me up from a deep sleep. I'm still awake after 40 minutes now.Fearing and waiting for the aftershocks which might be severe.
Concord / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Heard a faint rumble that got louder and louder and then it started to rumble and then it ended with one big jolt that felt like the building tipped sideways and back up. It was insane.
Redwood heights / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : Shook my entire foundation and moved my house around like it was nothing.
San Francisco (25.3 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : Reading in bed.. Very Loud Rumble Felt the ground move like a LARGE WAVE Our house is approximately 15-18 blocks away from OCEAN BEACH.. My room is in the basement of our house Felt the ground roll like a LARGE WAVE... Didn't last long but long enough.. Waited a few seconds to see if another quake would hit before going upstairs to see if the rest of my family members were ok.. Must say it was VERY STRONG.. NO AFTER SHOCKS YET
Santa Cruz, California / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : First very slight side shake. Then stronger back and forth with glass rattling. Upstairs in bed, nothing to fall off walls, so not sure if would have. Nothing fell off dresser.
Hayward ca / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
El Granada / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Woke me up.. 2-3 seconds of shaking
Evergreen San Jose Nadine Tapia (93.7 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Woke up at 2:40 to my dresser shaking that's what woke me up then felt my bed jolt i jumped out of bed. I live in a mobile home you feel everything.
Daly City ,CA / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
San francisco, CA, 94103 / Light shaking (MMI IV) : i was awake and felt the building shook. It lasted for a few seconds.
San francisco / Light shaking (MMI IV) : It shook my bad
Union square (16.9 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
South san jose / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woke me up so i got out of bed to se if avery one alse felt it
San mateo (101.5 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Doing work on iPad and sounded like a train with great shaking, a pause and a bigger shake and then nothing
milpitas / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Scared,even though its not that strong.
San Francis / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Upstairs of house quaked and creaked a little bit for a short time we are on Potrero hill sf
Vallejo,ca. / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Im from Beach St. Vallejo.Ca.I felt a quick shake at around 2:40 a.m.You can tell it's an earthquake.
Pleasanton / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Shook bed and woke me up. Can't sleep now.
Sunnyvale / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
San Francisco / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Oakland (3.9 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was sleeping and it started to shake me out my sleep.
Santa Cruz / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
San Francisco / Light shaking (MMI IV) : What should I do?? Wha should I expect?
Sunnyvale / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Emeryville / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Oakland / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Side to side shaking,north to south motion, audible rumble
Sunnyvale (59.9 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Mild tremors felt...
Stockton (185.1 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
San Francisco, Japan Town(94115) / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : It was one shaking but enough to wake up me and my dog.
Orinda / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
94112 / Light shaking (MMI IV) : House had been shaken for 5seconds
VALLEJO / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was laying in the bed waking watching tv. I felt the bed shake slightly. Muted the tv and the bed started shaking a little more aggressively then previously.
Campbell / Light shaking (MMI IV)
San Leandro, Ca / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Upstairs, woke out of sleep, hard rumble
San Francisco / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Just some shaking that woke me up. The light fixture tray sound above bed can be heard.
San Francisco / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Castro valley / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was awake and the house shook scared the living out of my i texted my son who is in hayward he said it woke him and the whole house up over there said he was scared to
Sausalito California / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was up working late when all of a sudden it felt like a truck hit the building. It was a large impact followed by shaking, then slow shake and then one additional shake. By the third one I was on the floor to get under the kitchen table. By the time I reached the table the smaller aftershock burped up, tiny. I stayed under the table a little while to make sure it was over. I had that metal taste in my mouth from fear. I have been in CA for many years and have felt many earthquakes and small tr
San Rafael / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Woke up seconds before the actual quake. The couch and dishes were shaken and our Christmas tree was rattling.
Outer Richmond / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Richmond ca / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : It woke me up From Bed".
Lafayette / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was about to sleep when I felt the bed shaking and stuff falling off my dresser. My dog was so alert and was trying to get out of her crate. It lasted around 10 seconds I think.
Pleasanton (39.8 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Shook shoes off my wall and shook my bed to the point of waking me up
San Francisco Mission District / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Sitting in my chair by front windows shaking started followed by sharp strong jolt ot was a little scary woke my husband up he started yelling for me .Called Mom in Noe valley awake turning on the news ...People in the building coming out of their apartments people still out in the street They are just nerbpuse no more shaking so far and no after shocks either. I am born and raised in SF SO IT DOESN'T UPSET ME AS MUCH AS OTHERS I THINK IT'S OVER I hope
San Francisco, Ca , 94109 / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
West San Jose’s / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Thought someone was breaking into my house. My 3 year old daughter woke up scared. Knew it was an earthquake from the shaking. Thought it lasted a while since it had time to wake me up, wake her up and get us to hide under something.
Los Gatos / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Light jolt of short duration felt inside Los Gatos house.
Concord / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Novato, CA / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Woke my ass up.
San Jose / Light shaking (MMI IV)
HAYWARD / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was woken up by the whole apartment shaking strongly. It felt as if the walls were going to fall in. There was no damage inside my apartment as far as I can see with my eyes. The shake was so hard that I worry about structural damage to the building which was built 1937.
San Leandro / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Very quick jostle. Loud rattling. I jumped out of bed and it was over.
CONCORDCon / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Daly City / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Alameda, CA Alameda Health and Wellness Center / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Felt the entire bldg creak and shake. Employee was napping in her car was awakened by shaking--thought someone jumping on car!
Santa Clara / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woken up by shaking.
Sunnyvale, CA / Light shaking (MMI IV) : 237 @ Lawrence
Berkeley (1.8 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Immediately woke up from the shaking. It lasted several seconds.
Oakland / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Felt a jolt and heard window make noise. Husband and I both jumped up to run toward doorway at 2:39am. He felt shaking longer than I did, about 5 seconds, but no noticeable damage thankfully.
Hayward / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Santa Rosa / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Woken by bed shaking and rattling sound
Martinez / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Shook bed hard and woke us up
Mountain View / Light shaking (MMI IV)
San Francisco / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : A few things fell from bookshelf, including a picture frame broken from the fall.
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1550 Bay St, Marina, San Francisco / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Whole building shook. Walls doors shook. All of us jumped awake from sleep
San Francisco, CA 94103 / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I woke up to shaking from my apartment in the mission district of San Francisco. It lasted 2-3 seconds and was light but I could feel the ground shaking.
San francisco / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Got scared. I felt the whole house shaking
NOVATO / Light shaking (MMI IV) : It was scary. I've honestly never been awake during one and this time I just happened to be awake and for a fact I can say that my heart was beating faster than ever.
Union City / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Couldn't sleep due to a cold that I'm shaking off .And felt my home shake,I'm a native Californian and that one was mild to weak .
Palo Alto / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I felt it in Palo Alto California light shaking and windows rattled
South San Francisco / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Definitely one of the strongest earthquakes we have had in a long time. I woke up to a shaking of approximately 5 seconds.
Hayward / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woke me up, my house cracked very strong.
Fremont / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Concord (23.7 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : It was just a jolt didn't last long but it woke everyone in the house up and my birds went crazy (reported through our app)
Oakland (8 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was in bed, trying to get to sleep when the house began shaking and continued for what seemed like 15 seconds. There was a low frequency rumble which grew in intensity during the quake and quickly faded afterward.
San Francisco (21.7 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Alameda island / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was in the Caracas earthquake ( 7 iot so in Richter. 1967) and I felt this one much much more. I felt as if someone was strongly moving the building. It woke me up.
Union City califirnian / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : My two dogs knock my bethroom door minutes before earthquakes.
62.5 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
San Mateo, CA (35.2 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Started with a jolt followed by a few seconds of calm before a second jolt and light shaking.
Oakland / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Awakened. Whole house shook and creaked and after a lifetime of quakes in CA, this was very noisy. Could hear other buildings affected as well as our own. More shaking and less rolling than usual. All animals were alarmed and ran for cover but the humans didn't.... Felt as if we were very near danger but not.
san francisco / Light shaking (MMI IV)
94111 / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Me and my wife were sleeping when we both felt a major shake for a few seconds, oir glass doors and bed shaked for a second and then stopped.
san bruno,ca / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Live upstairs in a condo on the second floor with parking garage underneath. Entire building was shaking like it was on stilts. Small dog was also very alarmed. Worst quake in 13 years in San Bruno. Very scary. Surprised none of my neighbors even bothered to wake up and turn their lights on to figure out what happened. Hoping no aftershocks cause more trouble!
Richmond / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
San Francisco / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : It shook and rolled for 10-12 seconds. Jolt was hard enough to make us both sit up. We are on a 3rd floor apt bldg. Sounded like the streetcar was rolling through our hallway instead of down the street. A glass fell off the counter in our kitchen.
Hayward / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
San Leandro / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Woke up my whole family my cat got scared felt shaking then a rolling jolt. We were scared. Nothing broke.
Half Moon Bay / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Light to moderate shaking. Woke up the whole house. Stronger than the feeling of the vibration likened to the passing of heavy traffic for sure.
94595 / Light shaking (MMI IV) : was awake in bed, heard very soft bump and bed shook for about4 to 5 seconds
Hayward / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : It woke me up! It was a rumble, then jolt, rumble again as it past by but it lasted for about 10 seconds. It’s been a while I felt a length earthquake like this one.
Hayward / Light shaking (MMI IV)
San Bruno CA / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Because it's the middle of the night it felt really strong.
Concord / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : No shaking just one big jolt, kinda felt like house was struck by a car. Just made me jump off the sofa and go to door and take a look outside..
SAN FRANCISCO / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Waken up by shake. The whole family woke up with my roommate screaming my name to make sure I was okay.
Alameda / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Felt like a person shook my arm chair at first, continuously until bigger shock came 3 seconds layer, than a bigger hit, fog barked, t.v. moved, lamps moved, scary more than usual. Lasted longer than usual. Felt like over a 5.0. We are on Ballena island all fill.
Petaluma (56.1 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I felt two distinct shakes. Nothing very violent. I was not concerned.
San Francisco / Light shaking (MMI IV) : It woke me up! My house -- west of Twin Peaks -- was shaking and I heard something tip over on the bookcase. Nothing major.
Alameda, CA / Light shaking (MMI IV) : noisy creaking, rolled a bit. not falling back asleep.
Pacifica / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I heard it before I felt the mild shaking.
San Bruno / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt a low grade rumbling for two seconds, followed by a strong sideways jolt, 625 Easton Ave, San Bruno
Sunset district San Francisco / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Short earthquake lasted about 3 seconds. Enough to wake everyone in my house.
94089 / Light shaking (MMI IV)
15.6 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : When me feel shanking I said earthquake I really scared
Petaluma, Sonoma County / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woke up household. Daughter, husband,myself and our dog was barking.Strong towards end of rattle.
San Francisco / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
El Cerrito / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : It shook enough to wake everybody up but we are okay
San Francisco / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Oakland Ca by airport / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : While sleeping this morning in my hotel room I was awakes by a massive building shake . Me being from Las Vegas NV have never felt this earthquake stuff before. Hopefully another does not happen.
San Anselmo / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Quick jolt woke me up and heard dog barking
94010 / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Sunnyvale (61.4 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Pictures on walls were moving dishes clanked in kitchen even my dog got a little scared (reported through our app)
18.4 km SSE of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Pleasanton / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Shook my table a bit
foster city / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : My house swerved a little and just kept going for a good 7 seconds I thought it was something else until I felt my bed moving
Santa Clara / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Woke up due to rumbling. There was enough time to recognize that it was an earthquake even in the middle of the sleep.
Rohnert Park / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Castro Valley / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Two friends and I were discussing Breaking Bad when I heard the rumbled, paused and looked around the house for shaking objects to confirm. The ornaments on the X-Mas tree were shaking. The tv was wobbling on its stand, and lots and pans were swinging and clanking into one another. Being from California, we were not shocked and rode it out like pros.
San Francisco, CA / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Quick and sharp jolt. Woke me up. I heard something fall. Over quickly. Strangely made an injury that I've been recovering from instantly feel more painful than it felt in months while at rest.
San ramon, Ca / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Mirror on wall shook
San Jose / Light shaking (MMI IV) : All is good but it difinately was a good jolt and shake for a few long seconds!
San Jose (64.1 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woke me up
Livermore ca / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Los Gatos (73.5 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : The shaking woke my husband, myself and my dog up. My dog barked because our blinds and pictures rattled. Although small, I haven’t felt an earthquake this strong before, definitely scared me for a minute but it was over before I felt the need to get to safety.
Berkeley, CA / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
San Francisco Bay Area / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : I never seen this kinda earthquake before was so strong
Hayward / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Sleeping in the back of my truck. Thought someone was pushing on the side of my pickup.then heard a loud book like thunder
Petaluma / Light shaking (MMI IV)
mountain view / Weak shaking (MMI III)
San Jose / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Oakland, ca 94612 / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Pacifica / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt a Strong shaking in Pacifica, with lots of noise. Woke me up.
Southwest Petaluma / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Heard it coming in a gentle roll Then one sharper jolt
3193 California St, San Francisco, Ca 94115 / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Los Gatos / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Novato / Light shaking (MMI IV)
San Francisco / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Oakland by the zoo / Light shaking (MMI IV)
21.5 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Hayward / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Albany CA / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Nothing broke but shaking and building sounds alarming. Softstory building third floor. No one could have slept through it.
11.2 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Noise seemed more intense than shaking.
Castro valley / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Strong shaking , very short duration
San Francisco / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Woke up from sleep after feeling the earthquake. Heard the building creaking.
San Francisco / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Fremont / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : I woke up by a strong shaking and heard the sound. Very quick one.
Oakland / Light shaking (MMI IV)
5941 California st. San Francisco, California / Light shaking (MMI IV)
saռ ʄʀaռċɨsċօ (8.8 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Redwood City / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Was awake, thought it was an earthquake immediately, then started wondering if it was just bad weather and wind shaking the house/a fallen tree. Went on internet and confirmed it was an earthquake. Experience only lasted like 3.5 seconds at most in Redwood City. Felt surrounded by shaking
San Jose 95126 (63.6 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I just got comfortable in bed then felt a small movement then a small rumbling and cracking lasting about 15seconds
Sunnyvale / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : The bed and closet doors shook. Was up before the earthquake since felt some vibrations. It was bad cause I woke up my family to run outside.
San Jose / Light shaking (MMI IV)
San Francisco / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Berkeley / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Walking the dog. Out on sidewalk heard short rumble and felt a strong shock. Didn't last more than a second.
Palo Alto / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Petaluma CA / Light shaking (MMI IV)
East Palo Alto / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : While watching TV, I felt the apartment unit shaken. I knew it was an earthquake because I have experienced it before. I actually got up ready to run outside.
SUISUN CITY / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Bed jolted ..like two to three centimeters
Newark / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Whole house shook, all three dogs jumped up instantly. I managed to hit my head on the wall because our bed has no headboard. Also a few car alarms down the street went off.
Union City / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Small shake work me up
Sfo airport / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Was quick by I saw the big hangar move and some cars in front of me
San Francisco, 94112 / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : One shaking but enough to wake me up.
newark ca / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Hillsborough,ca / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Woke me up
petaluma ca 94954 / Light shaking (MMI IV) : upstairs bedroom: bed frame shook, woke me up. saw nightstand light shaking, pendants on wall swinging. walls, window rattling. seemed like whole room was vibrating all at once. probably lasted 2 - 3 seconds.
Rohnert park (67.5 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was awake but I did feel it. My TV and furniture were shaken pretty strongly. My cat and dog were alarmed but my family was sound asleep.
San Pablo / Light shaking (MMI IV) : It started with a crescendo of rumbling for 2-3 seconds and then a sudden jolt/lurching of the ground
20.7 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : I felt it! It woke us up even my birds were rattled up
richmond valkey view road / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Orinda (7.4 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : This quake lasted about 4 seconds, longer than most, with 3 small ending shakes. Was sleeping lightly and now awake.
18.7 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Hayward,ca / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
San Bruno / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Guerrero and Market / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : 4th floor wood buildings shook HARD!!!!
Chinatown San Francisco (near / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : I live on the fourth floor of a building in Chinatown San Francisco. I had gotten up for water and switched on the lights. Suddenly all the walls shook, the floors shook, the windows shook, there was a rattling noice, the ceiling shook. I screamed loudly and darted out of my flat at which point the shaking stopped. It was a scary experience. I took out my computer and googled and sure enough there was an earthquake of magnitude 4.5
Fremont,ca / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : i felt it. heard some sound. I was in restroom.
West San Jose (66.2 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Sunnyvale, CA / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I heard some boom noise first and the brief jolt-like shaking took place. I live on the 2nd floor in a 4-plex apartment building which is reinforced for earthquakes. Nothing fell, and the shaking only lasted 10 seconds. I'll watch for tremors.
Oakland / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woke me up. Ran down hall checked roommate. She was a aken d too.
MILLBRAE Hills, near SFO / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Definitely a good-sized jolt. After the heavy jolt it became a slower rocking more typical of a light quake. Definitely felt by most. Felt bigger than reported 4.4.
Daly City (29.5 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Strongest one in awhile. Hopped out of bed right away and hid under my desk.
Gobles / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Was sleeping, and in my half alert mind it felt like laying atop a jiggling square of jello that was gently swaying side to side for a brief few seconds. Saw this visual in my mind as well! Almost like a gently rocking. This is my first earthquake!
Chestnut Ave. Concord, CA (21.9 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : 5-10 seconds of shaking. Bed shaking body moving then a sudden jerk and it stopped.
455 W Main Ave, Morgan Hill, ca (98.3 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
18.9 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Big initial shake then slow rattle. Felt like a truck crashed into our building. Scared me it was so loud.
16.6 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
San Francisco, California / Light shaking (MMI IV)
San francisco / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Concord / Light shaking (MMI IV)
San Bruno Ave San Francisco CA / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Union City / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Felt a pretty big shake, everyone I know woke up
San Francisco / Light shaking (MMI IV) : It woke me up because it shakes my bed for a couple seconds.
Santa Clara, CA / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Scary, the whole building shaken.
Oakland / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Los Altos, ca / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Rohnert Park / Light shaking (MMI IV)
2350 filbert Street San Francisco california / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : House shook and woke us up and felt very scared
Napa / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Somewhere between light and moderate. Felt like house hit and the shook less and less over several seconds. Could hear and feel the initial strongest hit.
Berkeley (3.4 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Awakened by the shaking, dog still asleep.
San Jose / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Definitely woke us up. Light shaking on the category but feels stronger than that.
Alameda / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
San Francisco’s Mission / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
San Jose / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
San Francisco / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
47.1 km S of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I was sitting in my chair watching netflix and next thing I know, I could feel a distortion in my chair. I looked to my right and saw my glasses clanging up and down and water glasses shaking. It only lasted a few seconds but it felt like a lot more. My chair was completely moving. Bizarre
Chevron Richmond Refinery / Light shaking (MMI IV)
San Bruno, CA / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Felt a very strong jolt and shaking for several seconds -- that woke me and my partner up from our deep sleep at 2:40am and made us run go outside to the patio. Many others in the apartment also came to the patio and many houses turned on the lights, alarmed. Scared us very much. Nothing destructive happened though.
San Francisco (20.2 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Glass shower doors rattled violently.
103.3 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Woke be up, induced mild vertigo.
SAN FRANCISCO / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Berkeley / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
San mateo (32.9 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
SAN francisco / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Concord, ca (24.2 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I woke up with my overhead fan shaking.
Albany CA / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
San Francisco / Light shaking (MMI IV)
12 4th st, SFO / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : i was working. never had an earthquake experience before (am from Chicago; i know gunshots, not earthquakes), so could not tell what was going on. called front desk (staying at Hotel Zelos), and was advised not to worry. New experience, and won't forget soon!
Terra Linda, San Rafael, Ca;ofprnia (33.2 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Awakened from sleep in bed
Hayward / Light shaking (MMI IV)
San francisco / Weak shaking (MMI III)
San Francisco near Haight & Ashbury / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Woke up with bed swinging
Diamond Hts, San Francisco / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was still awake, started to sit on a tall kitchen stool and both felt and audibly understood it was a stronger than usual qu akr.
Sebastopol / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
49.4 km N of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Very much felt and heard. Disturbingly Reminded me of Napa Quake. God help us.
Hayward, CA (25 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was on my computer and suddenly startled by a light shaking in the beginning and very quickly and progressively became stronger knocking down small decorative items on top of my computer table. Towards the end was the strongest shake & seems like it will not stop. Very scary though. Haven't felt that in a very long time especially where I live. (Hayward by Hesperian Blvd.)
San Leandro California / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Kentfield (28.4 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Awakenied by sharp reverberation
62.7 km SSE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Fremont 94536 / Light shaking (MMI IV) : This felt more like a rolling quake. Noticeably longer and a much different feel than the quick jolt M3.9 felt a few days ago.
Oakland, Ca / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Woke us up out of our sleep. Fast and strong jolting
2.5 km W of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : It felt like a short, sudden jolt - as opposed to some of the more rolling ones that take a few seconds to build up.
San Francisco 765 Geary St. / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Was a pretty angry shake, unexpected, I saw the walls in my room mooving. Felt like something huge kicked my bed a few times.. Panic attack :@
Oakland, CA / Light shaking (MMI IV) : At the courtyard Marriott Oakland airport. Strong shaking of the bed awoke me from deep sleep.
South San Francisco ok / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
sunnyvale / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Belmont / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Santa Cruz / Light shaking (MMI IV)
San Francisco / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was watching tv & all of a sudden felt like a truck hit my building. Scared me cuz I don't have anything sturdy to hide under if it was strong like Loma Prieta
Novato (40.9 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woke up moderate shaking of house. No damage
Milpitas (442.8 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Woke me up!
San Francisco 94111 / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Daly City / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Bed shaking
35.6 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Was woken up from the quake. Just lasted a few seconds. My dog was woke up too. Got text messages from multiple people from all the way out to San Jose.
san jose (59.6 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
San Francisco / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Alameda / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woke me up
Sunnyvale ca / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was asleep, so it was strong enough to wake me up. I felt the bed shake and that is what woke me up. Plus, I believe I heard a rumbling sound.
East Palo Alto / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Woke up and heard bang and bed and building creak.
Richmond (14.1 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Heard rumbling and shaking woke me up. It continued for quite a few seconds.
Los Gatos, CA / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : Wole us up as we felr our house was shaking. We felt itremor for 3-5 seconds.
san francisco (228.6 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : it woke me up from my sleep here in the outer sunset, san francisco. it continued for about 5 seconds once i was up!!
Half Moon Bay / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : One strong jolt. Short but strong.
Oakland / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Pleasant Hill, CA / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Very short but fairly hard shake.
Cupertino / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
San Jose / Light shaking (MMI IV)
union city (32.3 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Millbrae / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
berkeley / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : woke me up from sleep. scariest shit ever
Santa Cruz (99.3 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Strongest one I've felt. Noisey too.Entire house raddled and shook, slight sway.
Berkeley / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Noe Valley / Weak shaking (MMI III)
San Francisco (21.6 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Everyone in the house woke up. Things on shelves and walls rattled.
San jose (66.6 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Some strong shaking. Awoke my daughter and scared her. (reported through our app)
redwood city, .ca / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woke us from our sleep. Everything made noise. Our heavy bed shook. Things shifted on the table. A drawer opened. A light weight cup with water was on the edge of the table about to fall.
Union city / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Hayward / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I had just gotten up. Was almost asleep when I felt it. Very quite scary. Shook pretty good. Lasted a few seconds.
Sunnyvale, California / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : we were very sleepy when we felt the shaking and eventually we woke up and checked outside if someone else felt it.
Financial District, San Francisco, CA / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was awakened by the tremor. It lasted for a few seconds. Doors made a lot of noise by shaking.
San Lorenzo / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Berkeley ca / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : A Big Kaboom then lots of moderTe shaking and swaying filled by light shaking.
Berkeley / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
6.7 km W of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : At the Doubletree Hotel in Berkeley. No damage and we still have power. It was strong enough to wake me up. At least 10 seconds of shaking.
Sanjose California / Light shaking (MMI IV)
South San Francisco,ca / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
San Francisco / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was sleeping, but feel a light shaking, one of my painting was fell off from the wall. That quake was scared me.
66.6 km SSE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Started to shake while standing in the kitchen. Then it started to sound like the second story apartment was going to fall through. ThatS when I knew it was an earthquake. My daughter got scared and moved to the couch closer to an exit. (reported through our app)
Newark / Light shaking (MMI IV) : It woke me up. By the time I opened my eyes the shaking stop. It’s a good thing.
PLEASANT HILL / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woke me up right away!
Lake Merritt, Oakland, CA / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Berkeley / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was quite asleep. Suddenly, felt the bed shaking rapidly. Rushed outdoor at once.
Santa Clara (121.2 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Berkeley (2.8 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt like it was 2 to 3 seconds long
San Francisco (19.6 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Antioch / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Sebastopol / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Santa Clara, CA 95051 / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
10.7 km S of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Marisa- Oakland, Ca. / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Me and my Family, in addition our two cats; we live near the fault line- very close to High way 13 interstate. The whole entire apartment building shakened very aggressively. Every time we have an Earthquake,we seem to know automatically by how everything shakes out of control: Beyond frightening!
Brentwood, CA / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woke me out of a dead sleep.
Morgan Hill (96.2 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Millbrae, CA / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
San Ramon / Light shaking (MMI IV)
sunnyvale, ca (54.9 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : 20 seconds long, shake builds and decays smoothly.
11.2 km S of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
FAIRFAX / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Lasted several seconds.
San Lorenzo / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Was woken at 2:40 AM by shaking like I've never felt before. Shaking lasted a solid 8-10 seconds and caused most of my friends to text me in alarm. The power in my house as well as in a street lamp by me went out.
4500 norris canyon road, 94583 / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Working at UPS and everyone was taking action on "duck, cover and hold" when it stopped. There were about three waves. Second one was the most powerful.
Milpitas / Light shaking (MMI IV)
5029 diamond heights Blvd San Francisco CA 94131 / Light shaking (MMI IV)
San Francisco / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woke me and my wife up from a dead sleep, short burst.
San Francisco / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Redwood city / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Hayward / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : Very hard shaking pictures came off the walls couldnt stand up it was bad
6.7 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Redwood City / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : It felt like a shake that I felt like my bed was shaking
San rafael / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Was about to go to sleep when I felt the earthquake.! Hope everyone is safe.!!
Redwood City / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Was up late watching Utube when building began to shake and glass door rattling loudly. Grabbed my cat and held on.
Sunnyvale, California (56.1 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Rohnert Park / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Bed swayed like it was on water, enough to wake me
San Jose (393.9 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : A loud jolt lasting approximately 5 seconds, strong enough to wake up. House and windows crackled.
san mateo / Light shaking (MMI IV) : strong enough to wake me!
San Francisco, CA / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Felt like a shudder
Concord Ca / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Strong jolt. The whole house shook.
Martinez / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was awakened by strong shaking and hearing windows rattle.
Mountain View / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
fetters hotsprings / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : A good two second shake well heard braving maybe some more to follow.
south san francisco / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Foster city / Light shaking (MMI IV)
SAN JOSE / Weak shaking (MMI III)
94122 / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Fishermans wharf / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Los Gatos / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Bed shaking, windows rattling, woke us up
Felton, CA (86.9 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Hayward / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Was sleeping and it felt as if someone hit the house with a trailer for about less than a minute and finally started calming down
Foster City / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Oakland / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
55.4 km SSE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
daly city, ca / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : The earthquake woke me up at 2:40 am. I felt 3 shaking in around one second. I live in Daly City, CA 94015
Hayward (26.4 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : It felt strong... Everybody at home runned to mom's bedroom.
Union City / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Portola Valley / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Definitely felt a pretty substantial shake, the whole bed I was lying down on felt like it was on a cruise.
Elgranada / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Woke to a good shake 2-3 seconds
Berkeley / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
94020 / Light shaking (MMI IV)
San Ramon / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Los Gatos / Light shaking (MMI IV)
daly city CA / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : felt the house shook..somerhing fell from inside the house..I dont know what fell yet ciz i was in the bedroom with my toddler but i heard it fell..
E Palo Alto (45.8 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
San Francisco bay area / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
San Jose / Light shaking (MMI IV)
95046 / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : vibration was from north to south unlike the east west shaking with the loma prieta.too sleepy to run outside but thought i should. dog started barking non stop since 1AM
SAN FRANCISCO / Light shaking (MMI IV)
San Jose (66.3 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Alameda (16 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
San Francisco / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Everything rattled for about a minute.
94089 / Light shaking (MMI IV)
San jose / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
21.3 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Hayward / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : It woke me up from a deep sleep. I was so scared I took the cat and ran outside in my underwear.
Pacifica, CA (30.4 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
El Cerrito hills / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Short couple of jolts
Santa Cruz / Light shaking (MMI IV)
San Leandro / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Belmont californa / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Haight/Ashbury / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Earthquake woke me from a deep sleep. Was fairly noisy as well (windows and door frame rattled). Immediately texted my roommate and he responded saying he felt it as well. Got the heart pumping and I immediately started searching online for magnitude.
Atwater (144.3 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Thought someone had crawled into bed with me and a sudden jolt
Oakland (4.3 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Berkeley Ca / Light shaking (MMI IV) : One very strong jolt rocked my bed, followed by mild shaking.
San Leandro, CA / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
San Francisco (20.3 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
95472 / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
39.1 km S of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woken from sleep. Texted friends visiting San Jose from Baltimore at 2:41: "Feel that one?! That was pretty strong. Haven't watched any reports yet but would guess in 4's maybe 5 wherever centered. Hope all good there."
San Jose / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
94541 / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : Very loud and low bass rumble followed by the whole room shaking violently
Milpitas, CA / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : doors and sliding closets were shaking, as well as my bed. felt like it lasted for 10 seconds. i’m so shook y’all thought we were all gonna die
San Rafael ca / Light shaking (MMI IV)
San Francisco , Mission bay / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Was sleeping and was awoken by bed , cupboard and doors shaking
94578 / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Sunnyvale / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Martinez (1.1 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Light shaking then a quick jolt felt closer
San Jose, CA (66.9 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was already awake when it hit.
8.7 km SSE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woke me up completely. Jumped out of bed. Only slightly rouses my husband and teen son.
San jose / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Brisbane CA / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Redwood City / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Mill valley / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Castro Valley (24.3 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Novato Ca. / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Woke to house shaking. Not rolling like others in the past.
piedmont ave. Oakland / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Woke me up. Windows rattled. Nothing broken.
San Bruno ca. / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
oakland (12.3 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
17.2 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
mountain view, ca / Light shaking (MMI IV) : This Quake was more "Shake-y" vs. the one over two years ago that was "roll-y".
San Francisco / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
26.5 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
25.3 km N of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : At 02:39 in Northern California,on the Carquinez straight, felt a multi part long duration moderate tremor. It seemed to start slow for 3- sec, then peaked then rumbled in a separate tremor. total 8 to 10 sec. felt very long! Old timne quake buff!
Hayward / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Pleasanton / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
North San Jose (61.3 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Richmond / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woke up to the wave-like feeling and hanging pictures rattling. Was a long one.
San Rafael / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Rohnert park / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Palo Alto, CA (Barron park) / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I thought a tree was falling on the house , bit then realized it was a kind of circular motion and it was like the second floor was pushed around 3 times (then quiet) - eerily, it felt like rain was falling and then just stopped when shaking stopped???
Burlingame ca (32.3 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I thought it was my car jumping off her cat tree. I was wrong.
44.4 km S of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
94303 (44.8 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Santa Clara, aloft hotel / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Fremont / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Treasure Island (12.3 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Holy hell I woke up thinking someone was shacking my bed up UNTILL I heard the bathroom door slam against the wall
San Leandro / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
La Honda, CA 94020 / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Petaluma / Light shaking (MMI IV) : light to moderate shaking, couple jolts, not lasting too long
Oakland 94605 / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : shake woke me up. i said OMG as i awakened. could see walls moving. chest of drawers was shajing back and forth.
San Ramon, CA / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Between light and moderate
San Francisco / Light shaking (MMI IV)
15.7 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Bed shook and pictures fell. Dogs were alarmed and it seemed to last at least 5 seconds.
San Francisco / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Berkeley / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
San jose / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I was laying down on my bunk bed when I felt that something was wrong. I look around and then suddenly the bed and my other items mostly my t.v start to shake. Keep in mind I'm on the top bed and it's made of metal which make it shake even more then it needs to be. I got off just as it was finishing.
Walnut Creek / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Light rumble, then stronger jolt. Over in just a few seconds.
47.3 km S of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Berkeley / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Oakland / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt like a big angry jolt. I live in the slope of the hill in Maxwell Park Area. TV almost fell off the shelf.. Expecting after shocks tonight from that one- PRAYING no more like that tonight.
Burlingame / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Berkeley / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Antioch / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : It felt like a small jolt and lasted about a second
South San Francisco / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Small first shock. Then moderate rolling shaker for about 3 seconds
18.1 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
San Francisco / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Napa Ca (49.8 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
San Francisco, CA (19.1 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Was awoken by this quake. Different from the hundreds of others I've felt living in the Bay Area my whole life – I'd describe this one as 'strong shaking' without a doubt, as the whole house lurched, but the duration was extremely short compared to most earthquakes. Maybe 1 second ramp-up, 2 seconds of full force, and a half second dampening. No apparent damage but I'm wide awake.
San Francisco / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
94608 / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Pleasanton, Greenwood Rd @ Golden (104.6 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : We were sleeping, but our daughter awoke scared and ran to our bedroom
San Carlos / Light shaking (MMI IV) : We woke up during 3 to 5 minutes wave shaking. God bless the Bay Area.
South San Francisco’ / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Woke from sleep. Felt it lightly than a hard hit.
Daly city / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
castro valley, ca / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was up (standing), not asleep. Ceiling fan hanging by a rod 18 inches from ceiling did not swing. Please note: home built in 1999 to higher than required building codes.
berkeley / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
61.8 km SSE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
94102 / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Awakened from sleep. Short, shake- larger than usual . Heard creaking of building
4.8 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
37°24′53″ N 122°7′49″ W / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Menlo Park / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : It is very strong but short to me, we all woke up suddenly
Half Moon Bay / Light shaking (MMI IV)
San jose ca / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Oakland, CA downtown Oakland. It shook our entire (7.1 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Hayward (28.5 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Palo Alto / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
29.4 km SSE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
23.8 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Richmond / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Hayward (24.1 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Watching tv then out of no where I felt shaking then a loud scary noise. The quake Cracked my roof wall (reported through our app)
Fremont / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Campbell, CA / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
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