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BOY, that was some Earthquake

Original post made by Anne on Oct 30, 2007

5.6 2007/10/30 20:04:54 37.432N 121.776W 9.2 8 km ( 5 mi) NNE of Alum Rock, CA

Comments (4)

Posted by Rob, a resident of Walnut Grove Elementary School
on Oct 31, 2007 at 1:16 pm

Ya that was the first one I remember feeling since '89. I was outside and heard cracks and creeks then the shaking started. That surely got my heart pumping!!!


Posted by Ronda, a resident of Pheasant Ridge
on Oct 31, 2007 at 1:55 pm

We just moved here from Kentucky and have never experienced an earthquake. This was definitely a first for our family. We were all pretty shaken up by it.


Posted by all shook up, a resident of Birdland
on Nov 7, 2007 at 9:16 am

That was just a baby quake, and another reminder that we all need to have a earthquake kit. If the big one hits there is a chance you wont see city help for over 72 hours. "shake baby shake"


Posted by mac, a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Nov 8, 2007 at 2:24 pm

Quite a shaker though very brief. I'm still finding items here and there that fell over. Time to get prepared for...(don't even want to talk about it!)


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