Magnitude 3.6 earthquake shakes Berkeley Thursday morning

A magnitude 3.6 earthquake rattled Berkeley early Thursday morning, making it the ninth quake centered in the city since last Thursday.

The earthquake hit at 5:36 a.m. with an epicenter just north of Memorial Stadium in Berkeley, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The temblor caused light shaking and no damage, according to the U.S.G.S.

Thursday’s quake comes after a string of eight earthquakes that hit Berkeley between last Thursday and Saturday, starting with a 4.0 magnitude quake — the largest of the nine.

Soumya Karlamangla is the assistant city news editor.