San Francisco Earthquake 8/17

Moderate earthquake below the greater San Francisco area

Last update: August 17, 2015 at 3:21 pm by By


Update 14:51 UTC : Cracks in walls have been reported in Hayward

Update 14:17 UTC : The depth has been calculated by the USGS at 5.4 km or 3.3 miles which is extremely shallow. We would not be surprised that minor damage would be generated in the immediate vicinity of the epicenter (we call slight damage fallen tiles, hair cracks in walls, fallen objects, etc)

Update 14:03 UTC : ER does expect only very slight damage based on the current eq parameters.

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1km (1mi) N of Piedmont, California
4km (2mi) ENE of Emeryville, California
5km (3mi) NE of Oakland, California
5km (3mi) SE of Berkeley, California
104km (65mi) SW of Sacramento, California

Most important Earthquake Data:

Magnitude : 4.01

Local Time (conversion only below land) : 2015-08-17 06:49:17

GMT/UTC Time : 2015-08-17 13:49:17