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Earthquake Wakes Alameda

A magnitude 3.5 earthquake, centered near Piedmont, struck early this morning shortly before 1 a.m., waking Alameda residents.

Small Quake Shakes East Bay

A small earthquake occurred this morning, north of San Leandro.

A magnitude 2.5 earthquake occurred this morning just after 6:30 a.m., centered roughly a mile north of San Leandro.


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Strong Earthquake Rattles Alameda in Wee Hours

A magnitude 6.1 earthquake, centered about 4 miles northwest of American Canyon, California, which is roughly 40 miles north of Alameda, rattled residents here this morning at about 3:30 a.m.

The United States Geological Services website reports that the quake was about 6.6 miles deep and occurred at 3:20:44 a.m. this morning.

One Alameda resident […]

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Earthquake Wakes Alameda at 5:33 AM

The East Bay, including Alameda, was shaken by a magnitude 4.0 earthquake this morning just after 5:30 am. The US Geological Service put the epicenter of the quake 1 mile north of El Cerrito, and 5.5 miles deep. By 6:00 am, over 140 Alameda residents had filed a report with the service.

Earthquake Along Hayward Fault

A magnitude 3.2 earthquake along the Hayward fault at 2:52 p.m. was felt in Alameda today. As of 4:10 p.m., 69 Alameda residents reported feeling the temblor, according to the United States Geological Service. The quake was 4.0 miles down, and 2 miles North of Piedmont.

Magnitude 3.6 Earthquake in Berkeley Shakes Alameda

Alameda residents got a rude awakening this morning when a magnitude 3.6 earthquake, centered in Berkeley, struck at 5:37 a.m. The United States Geological Service pegged the quake at 6 miles deep and 6 miles north north-west of Oakland.

Magnitude 3.9 Earthquake Strikes East Bay

8:16 p.m – a second quake was felt in Alameda. USGS rated it a 3.9 magnitude temblor rooted 1 mile east of Berkeley.

At 2:41 p.m. today, a magnitude 3.9 earthquake struck roughly 2 miles east-southeast of Berkeley, roughly 6 miles deep. As of 3:00 p.m., the U.S. Geological Service website has collected 158 reports […]

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Earthquake Strikes Overnight

At 11:37 p.m. last night, Alameda residents received a jolt. The United States Geological Service reported a magnitude 3.6 earthquake 5.7 miles deep, about 3 miles north-northeast from San Leandro.

According to responses from the public on the agency’s site, the quake was felt from Half Moon Bay to Woodland to Point Reyes Station.

Would SunCal’s Buildings Hold Up in a Strong Earthquake?

SunCal’s hired-gun planning guru Peter Calthorpe likes to reference San Francisco’s Marina District when describing his vision for mid-rise mixed-use buildings at Alameda Point. But would those soft-story buildings hold up when subjected to a strong earthquake along the Hayward fault?


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