Weak mag. 2.4 earthquake - 15km N of Morgan Hill, CA, USA, on Sunday, 25 April 2021 at 05:00 (GMT) -

Weak mag. 2.4 earthquake - 15km N of Morgan Hill, CA, USA, on Sunday, 25 April 2021 at 05:00 (GMT)

Weak magnitude 2.4 earthquake at 6 km depth

25 Apr 05:00 UTC: First to report: VolcanoDiscovery after 30 seconds.
25 Apr 05:02: Now using data updates from USGS
Update Sun, 25 Apr 2021, 05:06
Earthquake reported few minutes ago near San Francisco, California, USA
We are receiving unverified early reports of seismic activity in or near San Francisco, California, USA on 25 Apr 2021 (GMT) at approximately 04:59.
There are no details yet on the magnitude or depth of this earthquake. We expect more accurate data to emerge in the next few minutes. The location and magnitude mentioned are indicative and temporary until the AllQuakes monitoring service receives more exact scientific data from a national or international seismological agency. Check back here shortly and stay safe.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 25 Apr 2021 05:00:39 UTC -
Magnitude: 2.4
Depth: 5.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.26667°N / 121.6415°W (California, United States)
Nearest volcano: Clear Lake (214 km / 133 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
15 km (9 mi) N of Morgan Hill (pop: 42,900) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (12 mi) ESE of Alum Rock (pop: 15,500) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) ESE of San Jose (pop: 1,026,900) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) E of Campbell (pop: 41,100) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) ESE of Santa Clara (pop: 126,200) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (18 mi) SE of Milpitas (pop: 77,600) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (18 mi) NNW of Gilroy (pop: 53,200) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) E of Cupertino (pop: 60,600) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) ESE of Sunnyvale (pop: 151,800) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) SE of San Francisco (pop: 864,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 108 joules (69.8 kilowatt hours) More info
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Mag.DepthLocationSource
2.45.8 km15km N of Morgan Hill, CA, USAUSGS
unknownn/aNear San Francisco, California, USAVolcanoDiscovery
2.46 kmNORTHERN CALIFORNIA, USAEMSC

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Pacific Grove, ca (78.3 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : I felt two distinct shakes, a second or two apart. My son was in the next room and didn't feel anything.  
41.8 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I was sitting on couch quietly listening to soft music. Felt slightly -- but mostly sensed it because of rattling of part of the house in two or three places. I noted the time. Then I looked up recent quakes on a usgs site. It said 2.8 quake centered in Morgan Hill. Then I knew I felt a quake.  
95119 (23.1 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s : I’m in the hospital and my bed started shaking and the walls were creaking. It lasted about 5 seconds.  
  • Rattling, vibrating at seaway motel in Santa Cruz. Just lasted a few seconds
Hillsborough, ca (71.1 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : Noticed shutters and glass shower doors rattling. Rattled once and then paused and rattled again stronger  
Morgan Hill,CA / Light shaking (MMI IV) / complex motion difficult to describe / 2-5 s : I guess it was like a shaking jolt it actually scared me I usually do not get scared from earthquakes but this one scared me....  
Capitola, California in the Santa Cruz area on the / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s : I was sitting in my recliner watching TV when my chair started to vibrate four may be about five seconds. I didn’t see any objects shaking in my third floor apartment.  
Sant Cruz, CA / not felt : I didn’t feel movement but things were making noise as if moving inside and outside. Thought it was an earthquake.  
Sant Cruz, CA / not felt : I didn’t feel movement but things were making noise as if moving inside and outside. Thought it was an earthquake.  
San Jose / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : I heard my doors rattling over my ear pods while I was watching some show on my laptop, I looked around there was nothing, then I paused my show and nothing.  
Santa Cruz / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Shaking, objects moved and rumbled | One user found this interesting.  
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San J (15.4 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s : Felt like a semi truck crashed into the apartment complex on the other side. It was a single jolt. | One user found this interesting.  
San Jose (22.1 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s : I live on a hill and it felt like there was a lateral shake throughout the house. The house made a lot of cracking noises. | One user found this interesting.  
Morgan Hill (17.8 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single vertical bump / 1-2 s : One small jolt and then one bigger jolt. | One user found this interesting.  
san jose CA / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 10-15 s : A pop on the roof, then shaking for 10 seconds. | One user found this interesting.  
San Jose (20.1 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s : I live in 3rd floor apartment and it shone my entire place almost felt as if I was dizzy  
49.4 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : table shaked a little bit  
15.9 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
19.6 km W of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / complex motion difficult to describe / very short : It felt like something hit the house no shaking it was loud.  
santa cruz (43.8 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / vibration and rolling / 2-5 s
San Jose (10.3 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / very short
San Jose (20.1 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s : I live in 3rd floor apartment and it shone my entire place almost felt as if I was dizzy  
My home in Del Puerto Canyon, on the Santa Clara/S (20.8 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : A very clearly felt shaking that alarmed the cat. Felt more upstairs than downstairs.  
30.8 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 2-5 s
San Francisco, California (90.5 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
Santa cruz (40.9 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Santa Cruz (87.5 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
San Jose (20.1 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / very short
46.9 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Live Oak, Santa Cruz County (43.6 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : Sitting in recliner with cat, felt slight jolt then light vibration, duration 15 seconds  
Sunnyvale va (35 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt
San Jose (17.8 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 5-10 s
San Mateo, califo (69.1 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Rumbling  
San Jose (20.3 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
420 Los Arboles Street, San Jose, CA 95111 (13.7 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / very short
San Jose ca (24 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : Weak shaking  
Felton california (45 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / complex rolling (tilting in multiple directions) / 2-5 s
San Jose (22 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 5-10 s : Another shake  
Santa Cruz, CA (45.2 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : Quick, no warm up, decently strong, but no damage.  
Santa Cruz, Ca (43.5 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Felton (45 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / complex rolling (tilting in multiple directions) / 2-5 s : Felt like a moderately strong complex rolling earthquake  
san jose CA (11.5 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s : fairly strong jolt, windows rattled, shook furniture.  
13.7 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
80.5 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single vertical bump / 1-2 s
santa cruz (43.8 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / vibration and rolling / 2-5 s
Santa Cruz ca (47.2 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Santa cruz (48 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Motel room, just rattling more than shaking  
21.6 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s : Mild shaking  
San Jose, California (11.4 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Santa Cruz (45.3 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
16.6 km W of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 2-5 s
Menlo Park, CA (53.4 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Rattling of things in the house. Bed shaking. Dog startled awake and started to bark.  
San Jose (10.3 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / very short
San Jose (13.8 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single vertical bump / 1-2 s
86.5 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Daly City (86.5 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Oakland, california (80.2 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : felt like i was moving back and forth for a few seconds with vibrations  
86.1 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s : It was very shuttle but definitely felt like an earthquake .  
San ma (68.3 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
86.5 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
San Francisco CA (88.7 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Door making noise and small quick rattling  
San Francisco (90.9 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO (81.7 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
94129 (93.6 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : Heard noises. Felt movement  
87.5 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / very short
Morgan hill,ca / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 20-30 s : Whole house shook and rattled  
Moorpark / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : Vibrating of glass bottles on table  
Concord, CA / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s : Bed jiggled  
San Jose California (15.1 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
San Jose California (15.1 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Morgan hill, ca / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : Very mild movement.  
San Jose California (15.1 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
San Jose California (15.1 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Morgan Hill / not felt : nothing  
Orinda / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / very short
Santa Cruz ca (33.3 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / simple rolling (tilting sideways along one direction) / 2-5 s : Short wiggle. Maybe 2 sec  
83.7 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / very short : Sudden string but extremely brief jolt  
Santa Cruz / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
San Jose ca / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Morgan Hill (17.8 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single vertical bump / 1-2 s : One small jolt and then one bigger jolt.  
Scotts Valley / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Santa Cruz / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : Ijajaba  
Lexington hills, CA / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
South San Jose / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / vibration and rolling / very short
95123 (16.5 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / very short : Couple seconds  
capitola, ca / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : Definitely knew it was a quake!  
Morgan hill,ca / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 20-30 s : Whole house shook and rattled  
San Francisco / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : Very slight little rumble  
Campbell, CA / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake
87.2 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
San Jose / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single vertical bump / 2-5 s
17.5 km W of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s
MORGAN HILL / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / very short : single shake/bump that made ceiling joists creak slightly  
San Francisco / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / very short : Heard a cracking sound in my apartment and felt weak shaking  
South San Jose / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / very short
san jose / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / single lateral shake : Strong shake in few seconds  
Soquel California / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Less than 5 seconds, felt continuous and steady shaking indoors.  
Capitola ca / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : I was in bed and felt it and heard creaking of my foundation - I live in a manufactured home  
16360 Monterey Road, Morgan Hill / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : First kind of a low energy movement as if a truck were passing outside, then it suddenly grew in intensity and then abruptly stopped. Maybe last 5 seconds or so. Working late at office and the computer screen started to wobble on the desk.  
San José / not felt : Felt nothing  
Morgan Hill (17.8 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single vertical bump / 1-2 s : One small jolt and then one bigger jolt.  
Morgan Hill / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s
san jose / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 1-2 s : My door and wall made a loud noise and the couch moved  
Indoors, second floor / Light shaking (MMI IV) / complex motion difficult to describe / 5-10 s : Rumbling, creaking noise; jerky motion  
Almaden (18.3 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 1-2 s
Aptos, CA / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / simple rolling (tilting sideways along one direction) / 2-5 s
San Jose / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
San Jose (26.9 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt
Santa Cruz Live Oak area / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single vertical bump / 5-10 s
Santa Cruz (44 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
Scotts Valley ,ca (42.8 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / very short : One jolt It felt like it was coming from the other side of the house  
Redwood City / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
San jose / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s
Aptos, CA (40.6 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
San Jose, CA / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
San Jose, CA / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / very short : It woke me up with a jolt, but was over.  
95139 / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Santa cruz, calif / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / very short : Like a remote and very brief subway  
Santa Cruz / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
San Jose / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single vertical bump / 2-5 s
SAN JOSE / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
MODESTO / Weak shaking (MMI III) / complex motion difficult to describe / 2-5 s : Just felt like the couch was moving. Thought a truck was going by.  
20 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
San jose, ca / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single vertical bump / 2-5 s
Tom McAllister downtown Santa Cruz / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s
Santa Cruz / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Morgan Hill, CA / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : Light shake...  
San Francisco / Weak shaking (MMI III) / simple rolling (tilting sideways along one direction) / 2-5 s : Rolling  
MOUNT HAMILTON / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
san jose / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single vertical bump / very short
San jose ca / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s
95138 / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single vertical bump / 2-5 s : Strong jolt  
San Jose / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / very short : .  
San Francisco / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : Shaking, glasses rattling  
Santa cruz ca (47.2 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vibration and rolling / 2-5 s : Slow roll of vibration. Lasted a while. Got loud.  
san jose / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging
San Francisco (93.5 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / simple rolling (tilting sideways along one direction) / 5-10 s
Scotts Valley, CA (69.3 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single vertical bump / 5-10 s : Very LOUD hit or jolt & a sense of being lifted crookedly, followed by some shaking & creaking.  
53.2 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / not felt
San Jose / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s : Strong initial jolt  
Bernal south San Jose / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
75.5 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 1-2 s : Like strong wind in a storm, house shook, about 10:00 pm (20 mins ago).  
95120 / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single vertical bump / 1-2 s
Redwood City / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s : Quick jolt  
East san Jose / not felt
32.8 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : I felt a sudden shift and heard something above me crack, then there was more shaking. I felt a small aftershock afterwards. It felt like rattling and vibrating.  
San Jose / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s : I was watching tv laying on my bed and I just felt like a very short shake horizontally that’s all  
Morgan Hill / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / vibration and rolling / 2-5 s
South San Jose / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s
East San Jose Evergreen area / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s : Wall creaked Sharp jolt  
Morgan hill / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s
San Mateo / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / very short : A quick shake  
Scotts Valley Ca / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : On upper floor of 2 story house. House shook. Could hear things rattling in the yard. Definite earthquake.  
TWENTYNINE PALMS / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / very short
San Jose, California (15 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Very weak but I felt like I was being pushed up into the air.  
San Jose (12.7 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / very short : Yes  
8.5 km W of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / very short : Sharp jolt I was on second floor  
95119 (13.4 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
San Jose, ca / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 1-2 s
71.7 km NE of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Gilroy, CA / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Cheltenham Way, San jose CA 95139 (11.4 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
5th Avenue SF CA / Light shaking (MMI IV) / simple rolling (tilting sideways along one direction) / 2-5 s
San Jose (9.6 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating : scared lol  
San jose / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vertical swinging (up and down) / 2-5 s : Felt strong vibration like a truck passing by on the street. Saw reflection off of French doors shaking drastically  
Santa Cruz, CA (49.4 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Soquel, CA / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : Very light shaking. Not intense  
Pegasus ct San Jose Ca 95139 / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / single vertical bump / very short : I could hear the rumble before I felt it  
Santa Cruz, ca / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating : Trying to fall asleep, felt shaking and movement of home  
95125 / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 5-10 s : Heard sound of shaking blinds, 5-7 seconds  
live oak, santa cruz, ca / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / very short
San Jose / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single vertical bump / very short
San Jose, CA / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / simple rolling (tilting sideways along one direction) / 2-5 s : two small shakes of the house, about one second apart  
Sunnyvale / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s
San Jose / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
17.4 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : Very short jolt, no longer than 2-3 seconds.  
santa cruz / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : single rumble, heard it, barely felt it, saw a suspended light quivering  
16.6 km W of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single vertical bump / very short
Morgan Hill,Ca / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s
Day City / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Santa Cruz / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
San Jose (13 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s : Started slow (rumble), then sharp jolt.  
Gilroy / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s
/ Weak shaking (MMI III) / single vertical bump / very short : A quick boom.  
San Jose Calif / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / very short
95123 / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Santa Clara / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
San Jose / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s
South San Jose, CA (Blossom Hill) / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 10-15 s
13.4 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
San Jose (16.2 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s : Quick shaking side to side  
95135 / Weak shaking (MMI III) / complex motion difficult to describe / 2-5 s
San Jose ca / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s
Santa Cruz / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / very short
Daly City / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : 10:00pm  
San Jose / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single vertical bump / very short : Single brief jolt as if something landed on the roof.  
Santa Clara / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Scotts Valley / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s
95123 (16.5 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / very short : Couple seconds  
Morgan hill,ca / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 20-30 s : Whole house shook and rattled  
95138 / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s
Mountain View / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Cupertino, Ca / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / very short
San Jose. Ca / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single vertical bump / very short : More of thump as if a huge piece of furniturr was dropped.  
Almaden Valley / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Santa cruz / Light shaking (MMI IV) / simple rolling (tilting sideways along one direction) / 2-5 s : Felt like it rolled through  
Sleeping / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 1-2 s
Morgan Hill / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 1-2 s
Los Gatos / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / very short
17 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Vibration kind of rumbling  
San Jose / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : Light jolt, minor shaking and possible aftershocks  
San Jose / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / very short
Scotts Valley / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Santa Cruz / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
San Jose (18.3 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single vertical bump / very short
Santa cruz ca (45.8 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Short strong vibration  
95123 / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 1-2 s : Short quake  
San Jose / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Oakland / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 1-2 s : Items on my desk started shaking mildly.  
Morgan Hill / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s
San Jose / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single vertical bump
San Jose (17.7 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Yea  
San Jose California (11.6 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 5-10 s : Bump then shaking gradually lessening  
Sunnyvale CA (35.9 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Aptos / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s : A single jolt with some shuddering.  
Cupertino / not felt : no did not feel it  
17.9 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / vibration and rolling / very short
San Jose, CA (14.1 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 1-2 s
Palo Alto / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Santa Cruz, ca (41.9 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s : Like a large vehicle driving by and a person opening and closing the door. The house shook back and forth.  
San Jose, California (22.2 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 1-2 s
Morgan hill / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
San Jose,ca / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s
Santa cruz, ca / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vertical swinging (up and down) / 5-10 s
Morgan Hill / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single vertical bump / 1-2 s : Bump l  
San Mateo zip 94404 / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s
Santa Cruz, CA / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / vibration and rolling / 1-2 s : It was a subtle rumble.  
Morgan Hill / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 2-5 s : V  
14.9 km W of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : Side to side shake  
22050 Mckean rd, San Jose, ca (16 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / very short
San Jose, ca 95133 (23.4 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single vertical bump / 1-2 s : Earth wave  
South San Jose / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single vertical bump / 2-5 s
San Jose / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 1-2 s
San Jose, / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
Santa Cruz, CA (47.5 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : Slight shaking a little noise  
San Jose, California (18.9 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
Morgan Hill / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
San Jose ,California (18.7 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating : I was feeling like shaking or vibrating and my cup of water was moving!  
San Jose, CA (12.1 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vertical swinging (up and down) / 2-5 s : Started with a vibration for 2-3 seconds, then a hard jolt  
Santa cruz (42.3 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s
Morgan Hill Calif (17.4 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Felt shaking while in bed  
7313 via granja, san jose, ca 95235 (9.8 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Santa Cruz / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Rumble, shaking  
San Jose (11.4 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : Felt a jolt it felt as if the house shook for less than a second about 5 mins back  
San Jose / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single vertical bump / very short : A quick jolt like a car ran into the house  
San Jose CA (23.1 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
9.3 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : One jolt No shaking  
20.8 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
San Jose / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Sunnyvale / not felt
emerald hills (60 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : initial vibration, pause, then 3-4 seconds of light vibration  
San Jose / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 5-10 s : Bed shook  
South San Jose / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / vibration and rolling / very short
22.6 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / very short
Los Gatos / Weak shaking (MMI III) / vertical swinging (up and down) / 2-5 s
Santa Cruz / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / vibration and rolling / very short
Capitola (39.8 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / vibration and rolling / 2-5 s
3388 Royal Meadow ln / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 1-2 s
San Jose / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single vertical bump / 5-10 s
Santa clara / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 20-30 s : N-  
29.3 km W of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Shaking on 2nd floor  
San Jose / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : It was obviously an earthquake, it went back and forth  
Soquel (41.6 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vertical swinging (up and down) / 1-2 s
43.8 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 10-15 s : Boom then shaking  
17.5 km W of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s
10.8 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / very short : Felt like some one hit the wall very heavy  
scotts valley / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Morgan Hill (14.8 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single vertical bump / 1-2 s : 2 single jolts  
San jose ca / Weak shaking (MMI III)
AptosI / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / very short
South San Jose / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / simple rolling (tilting sideways along one direction) / 2-5 s
95139 / Light shaking (MMI IV)
San J (15.4 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s : Felt like a semi truck crashed into the apartment complex on the other side. It was a single jolt.  
Milpitas (27.3 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / very short
95119 (17.1 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s : I’m in the hospital and my bed started shaking and the walls were creaking. It lasted about 5 seconds.  
San Jose / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
San Jose (23.7 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single vertical bump / very short : A short, sharp jolt  
Morgan Hill CA / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : Shaking like someone was jumping  
Santa Cruz, CA / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s : Very short rattle.  
San Jose CA (20.7 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 1-2 s : my friend told me but she had to go to sleep.  
Morgan Hill / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / very short
122 Winsted court / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Santa Cruz (48.5 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / very short : Short burst of shaking, plant wiggling on bookshelf, brief thudding sound  
San Jose, CA (14.4 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : A jolt followed by rattling and vibrating  
San Jose (20.1 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single vertical bump / very short : Like a rolling push  
San Jose (16.4 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Scary  
San Jose, (16.1 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / vertical swinging (up and down) : Windows and appliances were shaking  
San jose ca / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s
14.3 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Los Gatos / Weak shaking (MMI III) / vibration and rolling / 5-10 s
11.8 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
44.9 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / simple rolling (tilting sideways along one direction) / 1-2 s
Santa Cruz / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : Ijajaba  
San Jose / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
San Jose (16.1 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single vertical bump / 1-2 s : Felt like a truck hit my condo  
San Jose / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single vertical bump / 1-2 s
Morgan Hill, Ca (12.3 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single vertical bump / 1-2 s : Felt a shake  
SAN JOSE (16.1 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
14.2 km W of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Santa Cruz ca (33.3 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / simple rolling (tilting sideways along one direction) / 2-5 s : Short wiggle. Maybe 2 sec  
Redwood City / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / very short : one very small shake  
Gilroy (35.5 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / very short : Felt vibration from ground up  
San Jose, CA / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 2-5 s
95123 San Jose (16.4 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Gilroy CA (29.1 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / simple rolling (tilting sideways along one direction) / 1-2 s : Wind shine started shaking bed felt like it rolled  
Capitola (42.5 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : In parked car. felt movement.  
San Jose (16 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : Shake  
Gilroy (28.4 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / vibration and rolling / very short : seemed like a very small rotational earthquake wasn't big at all just a small one  
Morgan Hill, ca (17.7 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
20 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
south sj,ca (12.7 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : felt the floor move on 3rd floor  
11.4 km W of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : 5-10 seconds of light shaking. The house rumbled, but no displacement of furniture.  
19.7 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 15-20 s : Light soft shaking  
Aptos (39.7 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Santa Cruz / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
21.1 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s
San Jose California (15.1 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
San Jose (8.6 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s
14.9 km S of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 5-10 s : Big bump then shaking  
Morgan Hill (11.4 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 2-5 s
Santa cruz (46.4 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single vertical bump / 2-5 s : Jolted plus 2 seconds of shaking  
Morgan Hill (18 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
15.8 km S of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Gilroy (29.5 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 5-10 s
San Jose (19.7 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 1-2 s
Morgan Hill (14.7 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s
San Jose (20.7 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / very short
95120 (20.3 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Shook everything upstairs  
San Jose (13.5 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : House shaking and furniture rattling  
95037 (13.7 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s
13.4 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : Coach shaking  
Santa Cruz, CA (46.2 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : A good shake for about 3-4 seconds  
Santa Cruz, ca (49.3 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 10-15 s : Loud shaking  
Morgan Hill (13.2 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Weak rattling and shaking  
50.3 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single vertical bump / 1-2 s : Like a jolt  
morgan hill (16.4 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 2-5 s : light shaking for about 5 seconds  
2988 Grassina St. San Jose, CA 95136 (26.6 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
18.2 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / very short : Quick shake and noise  
San Jose (18.5 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : shaking, books fell off shelf  
40.3 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Emerald hills / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Morgan Hill (11.8 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
14.4 km S of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
New almaden, CA (21.6 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / very short
San Jose (13.9 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / vibration and rolling
95037 (14.8 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s
San Jose (30.1 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s : Slow steady shaking  
14 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 1-2 s
14.8 km S of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s
26.5 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s
Morga (15.7 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s
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