Weak mag. 2.6 earthquake - SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA, CALIF., USA, on Monday, 26 April 2021 at 11:44 (GMT) -

Weak mag. 2.6 earthquake - SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA, CALIF., USA, on Monday, 26 April 2021 at 11:44 (GMT)

Séisme très faible magnitude 2.6 at 6 km depth

26 Apr 11:46 UTC: Premier à signaler: VolcanoDiscovery après 1 minute.
26 Apr 11:47: Maintenant en utilisant une nouvelle source de données: EMSC
26 Apr 11:47: Maintenant en utilisant une nouvelle source de données: USGS
Date & time: 26 Apr 2021 11:44:33 UTC -
Magnitude: 2.6
Profondeur: 5.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.84717°N / 122.23534°W (Comté de Kern, États-Unis)
Volcan le plus près: Clear Lake (133 km / 83 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km N de Piedmont (pop: 11,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
4 km SE de Berkeley (pop: 121,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
6 km NNE de Oakland (pop: 419,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
6 km SO de Orinda (Contra Costa County) (pop: 19,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
9 km NNE de Alameda (pop: 78,600) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
14 km SE de Richmond (pop: 109,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
15 km NNO de San Leandro (pop: 90,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
16 km ENE de Chinatown (pop: 100,600) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
16 km OSO de Walnut Creek (pop: 68,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
18 km ENE de San Francisco (pop: 864,800) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) Plus d'infos
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Mag.ProfondeurLieuSource
2.65.6 kmSAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA, CALIF., USAUSGS
unspecifiedn/aNear San Francisco, California, USAVolcanoDiscovery
2.66 km3km N of Piedmont, CA, USAEMSC

User reports for this quake (82)

At magnitude 2.6, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
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Piedmont / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating : Jolt | One user found this interesting.  
Sutter Berkeley / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single vertical bump / 2-5 s : There was a loud bang on the 6 story roof with rattling | One user found this interesting.  
Oakland / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : Shower doors rattled after hearing "bump" | One user found this interesting.  
Oakland ca / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s : Quick jolt woke from sleep | One user found this interesting.  
south berkeley / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / very short : a short or quick rumble with a slight jolt in the middle... | One user found this interesting.  
Oakland, CA (2.9 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Berkeley (3.8 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
4.9 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / very short
OAKLAND (4.4 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Light shaking. Woke up from sleeping. Sounded very loud like traffic.  
Santa Clara / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / very short : Very light shake  
Muir woods / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / very short : A light shake  
oakland, ca 94611 / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s : Felt like a bus hit my house, woke me out of a sleep.  
Oakland / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / very short
Emeryville / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
94803 (14.6 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : A light shaking knocked papers and files over and rattled the house.  
Berkeley / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single vertical bump / very short
131 oak road orinda, ca (0.1 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / very short : Woke up and thought someone was upstairs.  
4.6 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single vertical bump / 1-2 s
San Francisco (16.3 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
94609 / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s
Alameda (10.1 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / very short : Large thud  
Berkeley / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / very short
El Cerrito / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / very short : Woke me up. It was a one second jolt; my bed moved and the picture frames on the wall rattled on the wall.  
Oakland, CA (5.7 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s
Berkeley CA / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Oakland / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
San Francisco / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / very short
Oakland CA / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single vertical bump / 1-2 s
Oakland, CA 94602 / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s : Definitely woke us up with a sharp jolt.  
San Jose / not felt
0.2 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Oakland / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s
95404 / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single vertical bump / 1-2 s
750 Alcatraz Avenue, Oakland / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / very short
PIEDMONT / Weak shaking (MMI III) / very short
19.4 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
750 Alcatraz Avenue, Oakland / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / very short
oakland ca / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s : Doors rattled  
Oakland California (2.7 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / simple rolling (tilting sideways along one direction) / 1-2 s : Woke up felt like wave passing through the house  
Oakland ca / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s : Quick jolt woke from sleep  
Berkeley / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s : Room jerked laterally twice. It woke me up.  
Oakland,Ca / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 2-5 s
Oakland, CA / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / very short
1508 Ward St. Berkeley, CA / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s
4.9 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single vertical bump / 1-2 s
Berkeley / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s : Woke me up. Nothing fell off the walls.  
Oakland, in bed / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Awakened me. Checked time right away so that when I later read reports it would confirm I wasn't dreaming.  
94609 / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / very short
Berkeley / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s
Oakland / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
near the intersection of Piedmont Avenue and Pleas / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Oakland / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 2-5 s
South San Jose / Weak shaking (MMI III) / complex motion difficult to describe
Oakland ca / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
1.3 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single vertical bump / very short
BERKELEY / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / very short
Oakland, ca (3.1 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
750 Alcatraz Avenue, Oakland / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / very short
Lying in bed / not felt : Shaking of my bed,  
Berkeley, CA / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Shattuck Ave, Oakland, CA (3.2 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / very short
Oakland / Light shaking (MMI IV) / very short
El Cerrito / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / very short : Woke me up. It was a one second jolt; my bed moved and the picture frames on the wall rattled on the wall.  
4.9 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single vertical bump / 1-2 s
Oakland CA / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake
Berkeley / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single vertical bump / 1-2 s
4.3 km S of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
0.2 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Oakland CA / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single vertical bump / 1-2 s
3.7 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Oakland CA / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / very short
943 jones st Berkeley ca / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Berkeley / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s : Loud bump  
Emeryville, CA / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / very short : Small jarring. Earthquake bars in my warehouse studio rattled..  
oakland / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Oakland / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / very short
Oakland / Light shaking (MMI IV) / very short
Berkeley / Weak shaking (MMI III) / very short
Berkeley / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Woke up from sleep. Heard cups clink in kitchen.  
3.2 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / very short
3.9 km W of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / very short
Berkeley, CA (3.8 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s
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