Weak mag. 2.5 earthquake - 1km W of Kensington, CA, on Monday, Nov 29, 2021 7:30 pm (GMT -8) -

Weak mag. 2.5 earthquake - 1km W of Kensington, CA, on Monday, Nov 29, 2021 7:30 pm (GMT -8)

Weak magnitude 2.5 earthquake at 5 km depth

30 Nov 03:32 UTC: First to report: USGS after 2 minutes.
Date & time: Nov 30, 2021 03:30:27 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Monday, Nov 29, 2021 7:30 pm (GMT -8)
Magnitude: 2.5
Depth: 4.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.90983°N / 122.28883°W (California, United States)
Antipode: 37.91°S / 57.711°E
Nearest volcano: Clear Lake (125 km / 78 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (0 mi) W of Kensington (Contra Costa County) (pop: 5,080) --> See nearby quakes!
2 km (1 mi) ESE of El Cerrito (pop: 23,500) --> See nearby quakes!
3 km (2 mi) NNE of Albany (pop: 19,700) --> See nearby quakes!
4 km (3 mi) NNW of Berkeley (pop: 121,000) --> See nearby quakes!
6 km (4 mi) ESE of Richmond (pop: 109,700) --> See nearby quakes!
8 km (5 mi) SE of San Pablo (pop: 30,400) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (7 mi) N of Oakland (pop: 419,300) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) N of Alameda (pop: 78,600) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) NE of San Francisco (pop: 864,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 13.4°C (56 F), humidity: 83%, wind: 0 m/s (1 kts) from E
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 108 joules (98.6 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
2.54.9 km1km W of Kensington, CAUSGS
2.55 kmSAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA, CALIF.EMSC
2.54.9 kmCentral CaliforniaRaspberryShake

User reports for this quake (42)

At magnitude 2.5, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
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Berkeley, CA (2.6 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : Upstairs watching tv. Quake lasted about 2 seconds (actual seconds, not the short seconds people normally count). Side to side mostly. Maybe some vertical. Didn’t pay that much attention. | One user found this interesting.  
el cerrito ca (1.9 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Movement of house | 2 users found this interesting.  
Pinole, california (10.1 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Sitting on the couch and I rocked side to side a couple of tines | 2 users found this interesting.  
Albany Ca / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s : Very short 1 sec jolt to shake. Felt sitting on couch. House is on Pleistocene alluvium with shallow bedrock less than 25-40 ft  
El Cerrito, CA / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : While it was short in duration, it seemed a bit stronger than 2.5 as it rattled us enough for the house to make some noises. Felt more like 3.0 to us.  
Albany Ca / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s : Very short 1 sec jolt to shake. Felt sitting on couch. House is on Pleistocene alluvium with shallow bedrock less than 25-40 ft  
Berkeley CA / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / very short : Sitting near window facing west - there was a brief creaking and both cats ran out ot the room very fast  
Fairmount ave, El Cerrito, California 94530 / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Windows and glassware rattled. Slight floor vibration .It felt like a big truck was passing very close to the house.  
Albany, Alameda, California (1.2 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / very short : Noisy, rattling bump  
North Berkeley (2.1 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s : one strong jolt, then a weaker one several minutes afterwards  
Richmond, Ca 94804 (5.5 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single vertical bump / 1-2 s : Sitting in front room. Felt like someone downstairs fell, followed by another jolt.  
El Cerrito, CA (1.9 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s
Oakland (8.3 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s : Lying on couch relaxing  
El Cerrito, Contra Costa, California (0.8 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / very short
Berkeley, Condado de Alameda, California (4.4 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 1-2 s
El Cerrito (2.2 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / very short : Sitting on couch. Building shook  
Berkeley (3.1 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
El Cerrito, CA (1.2 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single vertical bump / very short : At desk  
Richmond, CA (1 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single vertical bump / very short : I was sitting at my desk and it was like a little pop up under my butt. very quick, but abrupt.  
Albany ca (1.9 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single vertical bump / 2-5 s
berkeley / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single vertical bump / 1-2 s : Slight movement, then a short jolt.  
Alameda / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single vertical bump / very short
Berkely / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
North Berkeley Hills / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 1-2 s : Sharp intense sort duration jolt with no after shake  
Berkelely CA / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single vertical bump / very short : One strong jolt  
Albany ca / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Kensington / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / very short
145 Ardmore Rd. Kensington Ca / not felt : Felt nothing  
1161 Euclid Ave Berkeley / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s
Reading / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : Heard a rumbling sound then felt a.quick rattle type shaking  
Richmond,CA / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 1-2 s : Light shake yup  
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