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Kensington, California, 1.0 km (0.6 mi) El Cerrito, California, 2.0 km (1.2 mi) Albany, California, 3.0 km (1.9 mi) East Richmond Heights, California, 4.0 km (2.5 mi) Berkeley, California, 4.0 km (2.5 mi)
Most important Earthquake Data:
Magnitude : 3.02
Local Time (conversion only below land) : 2017-06-21 12:00:20
GMT/UTC Time : 2017-06-21 19:00:20
Depth (Hypocenter) : 4.57 km
Depth and Magnitude updates in the list below.
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Berkeley – It lasted about 5 seconds, and was a strong joldt followed by some shaking.
Berkeley – My office building jolted and we just assumed somebody on the third floor (I’m on the second) dropped something very heavy.
Richmond – Very short (~1 sec) rumble
Emeryville, CA – Very quick – like someone kicked the building very hard.
emeryville – single sharp jolt 1 second duration
SF – Quick jolt.
Berkeley, CA – Shook for 5+ seconds in our office. Two large jolts. Sounded like someone had dropped something on top of the building.
richmond,California – about 5 seconds . shaking building lightly.
Oakland – 3-4 seconds of shaking
el cerrito – i heard a deep rumble and then felt a big sharp jolt that rattled everything in the apartment. it was quick – at first i thought that something large had fallen on the ground outside.
San Francisco – It was a quick shake that lasted only a split second. Only the person I was meeting with felt too. No one else in the office did. They all through I was crazy because just yesterday we had a meeting about disaster prevention.
Oakland – Shook for a few seconds, enough that you knew it was an earthquake.
Berkeley – 5+ seconds long moderate shaking. Whole classroom was moving
Oakland, CA – Strong single jolt
Alameda – 3 seconds, no damage. Felt like something heavy being dropped
Berkeley – First one shake then another longer one. Total maybe 5 sec. Lots of rattling, vibrating, no damage
Richmond, CA – I was sitting at my desktop computer. I felt a little quiet rumbling under my seat for maybe 5 or 10 seconds. From past experience, I knew it was an earthquake.
Richmond – Loud bang then jolt with shaking, vase fell off
Orinda – Quick, sharp jolt. No damage
Berkeley – Shaking only lasted about 1 second. No property damage.
Kensington, CA – Quick, sharp jolt, with a boom. One picture fell off the wall. Mild compared to Loma Prieta, but very scary.
Richmond – Just a few seconds of side to side shaking/rumbling
San francisco – Strong 1 second jolt, inner Richmond San Francisco
Berkeley – A sting couple of jolts like something crashed into the building.
Berkeley Hills – Quick, strong jolt. 1-2 seconds long
Albany, California – A big jolt,followed by 3-4 seconds of shaking.
Berkeley – At 12:01 there was a strong double temblor – two strong shakes and a booming noise. No damage but the dogs were very unhappy.
Albany – Quick hard rumbling jolt followed by shaking for a few seconds but seemed longer on the second floor of the old building where I work. Everyone in the office gasped.
El Cerrito – Felt a shake and a rumble like a LARGE truck going by
San Francisco – Quick jolt lasting less than a second.
Kensington, CA – Lasted only 1 – 2 seconds. A strong jolt with a loud boom sound. Kind of scary.
Berkeley – One sharp jolt and a pause, followed by another. Only seconds. Nothing after that.
Berkeley – 5 seconds nothing damaged but it was pretty strong
Point richmond – Very quick jolt and wave
Kensington – Though I’d have to classify it MMI V, moderate shaking, that’s only because the duration was so short. It was a strong jolt. Less than 5 seconds. No initial rumble, or P-wave foreshadowing. Just a hard jolt that rattled & rolled through the whole house. Then stopped as suddenly. No aftershocks noted in 15 minutes post-quake.
oakland – I felt a slight rumble under my boots through a concrete slab. No damage, and I was surprised no one around me felt it.
El Cerrito – One very sharp boom and jolt. One Picture fell off wall. It was so short and sharp that I originally thought it might be an explosion.
Berkeley – Felt like a small bomb hit this house – boom noise with jolt, then a second smaller jolt. Thought is was gonna be a big one but it stopped. About 4 or 5 seconds total.
Berkeley – Felt like something very heavy dropped from the floor above. Felt the event for like 2 seconds.
Richmond – Felt a sudden jolt, followed by shaking lasting 5 seconds.
Berkeley – wave of moderate rumbling that lasted about 5 to 10 seconds. No damage to my house.
Albany – Two second jolt. No after shocks.
Berkeley – One strong jolt, followed by another a few seconds later.
El Cerrito – Quick jolts back and forth that my husband and I felt and heard, maybe four seconds. My impression was that something hit the roof but then we realized it was a quake. No time to run for safe place; it was over quickly.
Berkeley – It felt like a truck hit the side of the house. 2 or 3 seconds.
El Cerrito – I was inside there was a loud boom then shaking for about 1 sec as if a large truck had run into the building or something massive had fallen onto the roof. Went outside to see what it was, then realized it had been a short earthquake.
Pleasant Hill, Ca – No property damage thankfully but felt a strong jolt
Martinez – I was just walking from hangin out downtown with my buddies in our rompers and the damn street signs start shakin… didnt think I would feel it so much but then again we are only 30 mins away! Still scary aint gon love it 🤷🏽♂️
Berkeley 94707 – Jolt followed by less than 5 seconds shaking. I was outside standing adjacent to my house and could see the house shaking. Cat jumped off her perch. Goldfish paused mid-feeding.
San Francisco – Quick jolt/sway and then nothing! Thought a garage door feel or something but it was the earthquake!
Richmond – Deep rumble heard then sharp jolt. Initially thought it was a big rig since we live behind a shipping facility.
Berkeley – 1/2 a second huge jolt, then another large jolt. No shaking. Felt as though ‘right underneath my house’.
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Oakland – Heard a deep thump, then one sharp jolt, 2 seconds.
Berkeley – Lasted 2-3 sec
Felt like large cement truck was driving by
Alameda – I felt one sharp jolt. One second, that was it. No damage.
Alameda – It felt like a huge, deep/thunderous boom…as if some construction workers dropped something heavy on the ground. That was followed by light shaking that lasted less than 10 seconds.
Piedmont – Less than a second; just a single quick shake and it was over. I was at the back of a wood-framed house, on the second floor. My husband was in the basement and didn’t feel it.
Berkerley – South Berkeley. Strong jolt and two seconds of moderate shaking. Nothing fell. Cat slept. Neighbor screamed. All well now…
Berkeley, CA – 1 second of sharp, strong shake, accompanied by a loud noise, like someone was on the roof and dropped something heavy to shake the whole house.
Richmond – I was sitting at my desk on the on my computer and I notices that the mirror and windows was shaking.
Berkeley – There were 2 jolts in quick succession. It sounded like something massive had fallen on the roof or a big truck had rumbled past. The whole house shook for a couple of seconds. There was no damage to the property, and internet and electricity were uninterrupted.
Oakland – The whole office shook at my job and it lasted about 3 to 5 seconds
Orinda – Quick, sharp jolt. No damage. (Prior response for Yountville quake was in error. Did not feel that in Orinda!).
Berkeley – Quick jolt
Orinda – Very brief shaking. Thought maybe someone had hit the building with their car it was such a short jolt and shaking after and that was it no aftershock.
Berkeley – 2 to 3 sec. Shaking is weak and not really being felt but sound of earth moving is obvious.
Kensington – One medium size va-room! That was it.
Berkeley – Single, short prounounced rumble felt. Felt like a speeding 18-wheeler zoomed past the house.
El Cerrito – quick but fairly strong couple of seconds jolt in El Cerrito
San francisco – Very short – it was as if the building stretched after a nap
San Francisco – Was sitting in my office this morning in the Mission District when I felt a sudden slight jolt.
Berkeley – A strong jolt
Berkeley down town CA – It was a short 1-2 Second Strong Jolt – can feel it but nothing fell
El Cerrito – A loud noise like something fell in another room. No shaking or damage. 2 seconds.
Berkeley – A rumble in the office building, 2nd floor, like a truck hit the building. 2 seconds.
Windsor – I Experienced a jolt that was so very short. It felt like a vibration/jolt, similar to someone
Whirling a hammer at a post. Felt like construction going on in my garage, while I was
Upstairs. No shaking or rattling, just a metallic-like strike, then nothing followed.
Berkeley – There was a quick sharp jolt; duration 1 second or so. Magnitude reported to be 3.3.
Emeryville – I really did not feel shaking, I felt a quick jolt that lasted about a second. It felt like the building was lifted and dropped from a short distance.
Oakland – A strong shake that lasted 4 seconds
Oakland – Loud thud like a truck running into the house, with maybe 2-3 seconds of mild vibrations.
Oakland – It was the most powerful since 2014. It was like truck hit house. It lasted about 3.9 seconds. Good thing it was a magnitude 3.1 on the scale.