3.3 magitude earthquake shakes Berkeley; no damage reported

big c
Allison David/File

Related Posts

A 3.3 magnitude earthquake shook parts of Berkeley today at 5:27 p.m.

According to the United States Geological Survey, or USGS, the epicenter lay roughly 25 miles north of Berkeley — just outside Crockett, California. USGS classified the shaking in Berkeley as “light,” with no damage reported.

About 60 Berkeley residents reported feeling the earthquake to USGS, which catalogs all such reports. Others shared their experiences over Twitter.

The city of Berkeley tweeted an advisory message at 5:40 p.m. directing residents to review “earthquake preparedness” resources on the city’s website as a precaution for potential larger earthquakes in the future.

Sophia Brown-Heidenreich is an assistant news editor. Contact her at [email protected] and follow her on Twitter at @sophiabrownh.