Smaller quakes in Berkeley could signal ‘Big One’ is coming

The earthquake that rattled Berkeley early Thursday morning, the ninth tremor in a little over a week, could signal that more quakes, and maybe even the “Big One,” are on their way. The string of quakes in Berkeley on the Hayward Fault began with a magnitude 4.0 quake last Thursday
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Leading up to the ‘Big One’

This page will aggregate The Daily Californian’s coverage of earthquakes as well as earthquake safety and preparedness in Berkeley. Follow The Daily Californian on Twitter for the latest updates as they happen. Co-ops work to raise funds for seismic retrofits By Anjuli Sastry | 11/4/11 Berkeley Student Cooperative residents will
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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
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UC Berkeley would depend on city to respond to ‘Big One’

If an earthquake of 6.7 magnitude or greater occurred on the Hayward fault line, which runs through UC Berkeley and Berkeley, power would be lost, water and sewage pipes would break, freeways would be disrupted and there would likely be landslides. The campus would enter a state of emergency and
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Eight earthquakes hit Berkeley over past several days

Since Thursday, Berkeley has been at the center of at least eight earthquakes. The first, and largest, was a 4.0 magnitude quake that hit just before 3 p.m. Thursday and was centered under South Berkeley, according to U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor was followed by three smaller earthquakes in the
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