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Earthquake felt in many Bay Area cities, including Palo Alto, on Monday night

Original post made on Oct 14, 2019

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.5 centered in Contra Costa County was felt in the Palo Alto area on Monday night.

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Posted by Nayeli
a resident of Midtown
on Oct 14, 2019 at 11:23 pm

Nayeli is a registered user.

As I imagine is true with most people in Palo Alto, we felt it as a quick jolt. In fact, I thought that someone might have hit our building. I'm always concerned that something like this could be a seismic foreshock.


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Posted by Upgraded foundation
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Oct 15, 2019 at 5:23 pm



Get your foundations upgraded, people.


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Posted by musical
a resident of Palo Verde
on Oct 16, 2019 at 3:41 am

Any magnitude limit where PG&E shuts off electricity for safety reasons?


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