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Predawn earthquake shakes up Danville

Original post made on Jul 20, 2007

Some Danville and Alamo residents were shaken awake this morning at 4:42 a.m. by a 4.2 magnitude earthquake centered two miles northeast of Oakland that lasted approximately 10 seconds. Although some damage was reported in Oakland and Berkeley, no one was injured.

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Posted by Jordan M. Doronila
a resident of another community
on Jul 20, 2007 at 9:59 am

It was pretty scary. I felt my apartment building was going to crumble. Then it stopped. And then I went back to bed. I've experienced a couple of slight earthquakes being California, but this most recent one was the loudest and most felt. It was a shame. I was having such a good night's sleep.