How did your eichler fare with last nights 5.6 eathquake?
I have large drywall cracks along the beams and door frames, also the paint around the post to beam fasteners chiped off!
i hope nothing more serious happened to anyone. :shock:
You didn't mention where you're located. Here in Castro Valley, we certainly felt the earthquake, but our home doesn't appear to have sustained any damage.
I imagine those of you closer to the epicenter felt it even more than we did.
We're in the SM Highlands. We felt the quake but other than our windows rattling really good (we have them safety filmed) nothing else seemed to move. We were actually surprised at how little we felt the event.
Sorry about your drywall...
This was a strange quake. In Palo Alto, we felt a whole bunch of staccato, evenly-spaced shaking jolts...then three seconds of mild (and quiet) swaying. It did not feel like any quake I have experienced...in fact, it took a few seconds to figure out that it was a quake.
located in fairbrae, Sunnyvale. yes the glass looked like it could pop any second! although it did survive the loma prieta which was a 7.1
Here in Foster City, I experienced first the rumbling sounds like I heard in 1989. Then I felt the house move east to west, horizontal movement.
I could hear the house flex a little and I went towards the kitchen to get away from all the glass! This was a good one, seemed to go for 25 to 30 seconds. Nothing seemed to break or crack. I had more damage to the sheetrock when the roofers were up there scrapping and banging away.