Earthquake felt in many Bay Area cities, including Palo Alto, on Monday night | Town Square | Palo Alto Online |

Town Square

Post a New Topic

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.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, October 14, 2019, 11:10 PM

Comments (3)

6 people like this
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.


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



Get your foundations upgraded, people.


Like this comment
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?


Don't miss out on the discussion!
Sign up to be notified of new comments on this topic.

Email:


Sorry, but further commenting on this topic has been closed.

Get fact-based reporting on the COVID-19 crisis sent to your inbox daily.

The Nut House is back -- with a self-taught chef and Palo Alto native in the kitchen
By Elena Kadvany | 14 comments | 5,036 views

Some of your comments on nuclear energy
By Sherry Listgarten | 19 comments | 4,591 views

My bystander's experience with PAPD
By Jessica Zang | 27 comments | 2,904 views

Pride Month / "Trans New York"
By Chandrama Anderson | 2 comments | 2,271 views

Public statues: Up or down? But does the historical importance of the individuals represented matter?
By Diana Diamond | 20 comments | 2,074 views