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2.1 earthquake hits near Oakland

 

The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting that an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.1 struck in Alameda County near Oakland Sunday night.

According to the USGS, the earthquake occurred at about 11:52 p.m. and had a depth of about 8.1 miles.

The quake was centered a mile east of Piedmont and 2 miles north-northeast of Oakland.

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Posted by Mitch Thompson
a resident of Downtown
on Aug 3, 2009 at 3:49 pm

Can you even feel a 2.1? CA has earthquakes of this small magnitude all the time.


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