Magnitude-2.7 earthquake reported near Berkeley

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A magnitude-2.7 earthquake was registered along the Berkeley-Oakland border Friday morning.

The quake struck along the Hayward Fault at 9:25 a.m., according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The epicenter was located about two miles east-southeast of Berkeley at a depth of about 4.5 miles, according to the U.S.G.S. response system, which allows residents to report whether they felt an earthquake in their city.

The coordinates provided by the system place the epicenter just south of the Claremont Hotel Club & Spa.

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Adelyn Baxter is the city news editor. Contact her at [email protected]