Small earthquake centered in UC Berkeley campus Friday

Berkeley was hit by a small earthquake Friday afternoon, with an epicenter near Sather Tower on the UC Berkeley campus, according to preliminary data from the U.S. Geological Survey. The 1.2 magnitude earthquake hit at 4:49 p.m., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The coordinates provided by the agency put
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Small earthquake hits Monday evening near Berkeley

A small earthquake hit just a few miles south of the UC Berkeley campus Monday evening. At 9:33 p.m. Monday, a magnitude .9 earthquake struck in Piedmont, a few blocks east of the intersection of Claremont and College avenues, according to data from the U.S. Geological Survey. View 01.17.2011 earthquake
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Magnitude 2.2 earthquake rattles Berkeley

Berkeley was hit by a magnitude 2.2 earthquake Tuesday afternoon. The quake, which struck at 2:59 p.m. Tuesday, caused weak shaking and no damage, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The epicenter of the earthquake was north of the UC Berkeley, near Lawrence Hall of Science. The U.S.G.S. response system
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Magnitude 2.7 earthquake shakes Berkeley

A 2.7 magnitude earthquake struck Berkeley Thursday evening, with its epicenter near Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory on the UC Berkeley campus. The quake, which hit at 9:18 p.m. Thursday, caused weak shaking and no damage, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The earthquake was felt as far away as San
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Berkeley landlord not required to financially support displaced tenants

Despite tenant complaints of landlord neglect at last Monday night’s Rent Stabilization Board meeting, the city of Berkeley is not currently requiring the landlord of the apartment building at 2441 Haste St. to financially assist those displaced by the Nov. 18 fire. Some tenants — many of whom expressed difficulty
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Berkeley City Council passes revised relocation ordinance

Berkeley’s revised Relocation Ordinance passed at Tuesday night’s City Council meeting following months of prolonged disagreement concerning the ordinance’s language involving seismic safety and pet displacement. Multiple drafts of the ordinance — first written in 1986 and revised over the past few years to reflect changes in the city’s housing environment
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Magnitude 1.6 earthquake hits Berkeley Friday

A magnitude 1.6 earthquake hit Berkeley Friday morning. The quake was centered just south of Memorial Stadium and caused weak shaking and no damage according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Berkeley has seen several earthquakes in the past month, with the most recent rolling through last Saturday just past midnight.
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3.2 magnitude earthquake rattles East Bay Saturday afternoon

A magnitude 3.2 earthquake shook the East Bay Saturday afternoon. The quake, which hit at 2:52 p.m., was centered in northeast Oakland and caused light shaking and no damage, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. More than a dozen earthquakes have hit Berkeley over the past two weeks. Soumya Karlamangla
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Earthquake predictions trigger anxiety, fear in Berkeley community

As earthquakes continue to shake Berkeley and residents become increasingly anxious, fears have been intensified by several unverified predictions of an imminent major quake that have been circulating online. Over the last few days, Quakeprediction.com site owner Luke Thomas, who is not associated with the U.S. Geological Survey, has been
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Berkeley begins week with two more earthquakes

Two more earthquakes rattled Berkeley Monday morning, bringing the total number of earthquakes the city has seen since Oct. 20 up to 16. A magnitude 2.4 earthquake hit at 2:42 am Monday, followed by a magnitude 1.4 at 7:38 a.m. Monday’s quakes come after a magnitude 1.7 quake that hit
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