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Two earthquakes hit Bay Area Thursday

Original post made on Oct 21, 2011

The U.S. Geological Survey has downgraded Thursday night's earthquake from its original preliminary magnitude of 4.2, to 3.9 a short time later, and now experts report it was a 3.8-magnitude tremor.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, October 21, 2011, 9:09 AM

Comments (3)

Posted by Roll with me, a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Oct 21, 2011 at 11:25 am

From the reactions of the local TV newscasts, you'd have thought this was another Loma Prieta. Please get a grip and give us REAL news.


Posted by moi, a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Oct 21, 2011 at 1:31 pm

Roll with me --

FWIW, my two cats found the low rumble and the wiggly lampshades rather disconcerting.


Posted by rapture, a resident of Adobe-Meadows
on Oct 21, 2011 at 2:55 pm

The Christians are saying the world will end today. Maybe they were off by 1 day?


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