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Earthquake, 4.0, rattles Bay Area Monday morning

Original post made on Mar 5, 2012

A 4.0 magnitude earthquake centered in the East Bay shook the Bay Area early this morning, followed by a second magnitude 2.0 quake about 30 minutes later, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, March 5, 2012, 8:25 AM

Comments (9)

Posted by Wendie, a resident of Midtown
on Mar 5, 2012 at 9:05 am

I felt it! It woke me up!

Posted by Kyra, a resident of Portola Valley
on Mar 5, 2012 at 10:04 am

The screen door to my bedroom rattled incessantly for about 10-12 seconds during the 5:33 quake. I myself felt no shaking although the noise of the rattling awakened me.

I didn't feel or hear anything related to the second quake.

Posted by JustMe, a resident of Duveneck/St. Francis
on Mar 5, 2012 at 10:08 am

Dang! I slept through it and missed it.

Posted by KP, a resident of South of Midtown
on Mar 5, 2012 at 10:21 am

Didn't fee or hear a thing...I don't wake up till 8am and don't want to!
I missed the whole grand event! DANGIT - LOL!

Posted by Joinp, a resident of Community Center
on Mar 5, 2012 at 10:40 am

I felt it and it woke me up. I heard my pocket door rattle.

Posted by Barbara, a resident of Downtown North
on Mar 5, 2012 at 11:01 am

I was awake and felt it. . .the time on my clock 5:33!

Posted by rubina rizvi, a resident of Palo Alto High School
on Mar 5, 2012 at 11:19 am

I wake up look like somebody shake my bed scary

Posted by Nayeli, a resident of Midtown
on Mar 5, 2012 at 3:27 pm

We didn't notice anything. I suppose that is a GOOD thing.


Posted by didn't feel but, a resident of Midtown
on Mar 6, 2012 at 12:17 am

Didn't feel, or wake up.... via the earthquake
But guess we got one...perhaps it helps to lessen the tension in the ground.

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