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Did anyone feel this? ~8:27pm

Original post made by Qwerty, Another Pleasanton neighborhood, on Oct 13, 2009


Did anyone feel this?

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Posted by Yes!
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Oct 13, 2009 at 8:38 pm

YES! A BIG BUMP with a few but light rattles...


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Posted by PToWN94566
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Oct 13, 2009 at 8:39 pm

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I did- I was sitting on the porch and felt a very strong jolt. Since the anniversary of '89 is coming up and with all the recent talk of the Hayward fault being due for a big one, it got me worked up!


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Posted by Qwerty
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Oct 13, 2009 at 8:43 pm

I noticed something very similar. At first I thought there were elephants in the attic! but then I realized, oh yeah, this is california.

Regardless, it does feel creepy though!!


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Posted by onemom
a resident of Pleasanton Meadows
on Oct 13, 2009 at 8:54 pm

hey we felt it too. I guess being a California native I didn't think much of it but my kids were like 'hey what was that!!' But it was pretty small here, where did it originate?


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Posted by onemom
a resident of Pleasanton Meadows
on Oct 13, 2009 at 8:54 pm

hey we felt it too. I guess being a California native I didn't think much of it but my kids were like 'hey what was that!!' But it was pretty small here, where did it originate?


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Posted by Stay Cool
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Oct 13, 2009 at 8:59 pm

Quake Info:
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3.7
Date-Time Wednesday, October 14, 2009 at 03:27:41 UTC
Tuesday, October 13, 2009 at 08:27:41 PM at epicenter
Time of Earthquake in other Time Zones

Location 37.631N, 121.875W
Depth 8.1 km (5.0 miles)
Region SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA, CALIFORNIA
Distances 3 km (2 miles) NNE (24) from Sunol, CA
5 km (3 miles) S (172) from Pleasanton, CA
10 km (6 miles) SSE (160) from Dublin, CA
14 km (8 miles) NE (44) from Fremont, CA
32 km (20 miles) N (3) from San Jose City Hall, CA

Location Uncertainty horizontal +/- 0.2 km (0.1 miles); depth +/- 0.4 km (0.2 miles)
Parameters Nph= 84, Dmin=6 km, Rmss=0.2 sec, Gp= 29,
M-type=regional moment magnitude (Mw), Version=4
Source California Integrated Seismic Net:
USGS Caltech CGS UCB UCSD UNR

Event ID nc71299286


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Posted by PToWN94566
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Oct 13, 2009 at 9:17 pm

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Lol I'm a native of the Bay Area as well and don't ever think ground shaking is normal. No matter what, it's not a daily occurrence that we feel quakes. And I do remember '89 very clearly.


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Posted by MainStreetDiva
a resident of Vintage Hills Elementary School
on Oct 13, 2009 at 9:33 pm

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This was a strong little jolt, for a 3.7! Nice wake-up call, Mother Nature!


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Posted by Resident
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Oct 13, 2009 at 10:39 pm

I felt it, it was a strong shake, now that I found out it was a 3.7 magnitude, I am surprised because it felt pretty strong


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Posted by Pleasanton resident
a resident of Stoneridge
on Oct 14, 2009 at 11:13 am

I was sitting on the couch with a wall behind me. It felt like somebody pushed the couch from behind a couple of times.


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Posted by bel
a resident of Val Vista
on Oct 14, 2009 at 12:26 pm

One good jolt and some lighter shaking. Which fault was it?


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Posted by Opaque
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Oct 14, 2009 at 12:54 pm

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I knew it wasn't the wind. Rain and an earthquake ... two bits. Sorry ... silly joke.


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Posted by Judy
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Oct 14, 2009 at 6:14 pm

Quite a jolt, then about 8 seconds of shakes or tremors followed. Ho, hum, earthquake, keep watching show.


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