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Small quake rattles South Bay

Original post made on Mar 30, 2009

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.3 struck this morning in the South Bay, about 16 miles east of San Jose, and could easily be felt in Mountain View.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, March 30, 2009, 12:22 PM

Comments (15)

Posted by GSB, a resident of Castro City
on Mar 30, 2009 at 12:29 pm

Didn't feel a thing. At 10:40am, i was sitting near El Camino and El Monte.


Posted by bjalpsin, a resident of Cuesta Park
on Mar 30, 2009 at 2:07 pm

I didn't feel anything either


Posted by North, a resident of another community
on Mar 30, 2009 at 2:17 pm

Felt it in Campbell!


Posted by Wethairs, a resident of North Whisman
on Mar 30, 2009 at 2:18 pm

I was at work (Stanford) and didn't feel a thing. I was called by someone in San Francisco, who DID feel it, and he couldn't believe that I didn't, being much closer.


Posted by Robert, a resident of Shoreline West
on Mar 30, 2009 at 2:19 pm

In Alviso on the 2nd story in a conference room of a commercial-park building...definitely felt it!


Posted by Bernie Brightman, a resident of North Whisman
on Mar 30, 2009 at 2:19 pm

Felt it quite strongly on the second floor in 94043.


Posted by insunnyvale, a resident of another community
on Mar 30, 2009 at 3:01 pm

I was in conference room on the 4th floor of an office building on the east side of 101 at Mathilda. I didn't feel it, but in the offices just a few steps away, people said they did. We thought they were crazy, and likewise they us.


Posted by Sam, a resident of another community
on Mar 30, 2009 at 3:28 pm

i felt it a mountain view high at 10:20ish


Posted by Zane P, a resident of Monta Loma
on Mar 30, 2009 at 3:42 pm

I felt it sitting in my office in a 100+ y.o. house in downtown P.A. Now I'm contemplating my best escape route for when and if the "big one" hits.


Posted by JIM, a resident of Old Mountain View
on Mar 30, 2009 at 4:57 pm

I SWAYED A BIT


Posted by USA, a resident of Old Mountain View
on Mar 30, 2009 at 5:26 pm

Felt it and heard it on second floor of a two story office building in downtown Redwood City.


Posted by O, a resident of Castro City
on Mar 30, 2009 at 10:47 pm

At home looking for "leftover" QA jobs, felt nothing except that sinking feeling as positions get outsourced to India.


Posted by KC, a resident of The Crossings
on Mar 31, 2009 at 2:56 pm

Felt a big jolt at my office at Great America Parkway and 237.


Posted by Franky, a resident of Shoreline West
on Mar 31, 2009 at 3:59 pm

I felt it in Redwood City - strong enough to go check on company assets.


Posted by tinkerbell, a resident of Jackson Park
on Mar 31, 2009 at 8:12 pm

I DIDNT FEEL ANYTHING, BUT MY HUSBAND CALLED ME FROM HIS JOB AND ASKED ME IF ME AND THE BABY WAS OKAY, BECAUSE THERE WAS AN EARTHQUAKE AND I TOLD HIM I DIDNT FEEL ANYTHING I TOLD HIM THATS BECAUSE HE WORKS IN CAMPBELL.SO I CALLED MY KIDS SCHOOL AND THEY TOLD ME THEY ALSO DIDNT FEEL ANYTHING


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