Magnitude 2.8 earthquake shakes Berkeley

A magnitude 2.8 earthquake — followed by a 1.3 magnitude quake — gently shook the East Bay early Saturday morning, causing little or no damage, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The agency reported that the quake struck at 12:06 a.m. with an epicenter in the Berkeley Hills. The second quake
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Magnitude 3.8 earthquake rattles Berkeley

A magnitude 3.8 earthquake shook the East Bay Thursday night, causing little or no damage, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The agency reported that the quake struck at 8:16 p.m. and was centered in Berkeley just south of the UC Berkeley campus, near Memorial Stadium — located directly on
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Earthquake magnitude 4.0 hits Berkeley

A magnitude 4.0 earthquake shook the East Bay Thursday afternoon, causing little or no damage, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The agency reported that the quake struck at 2:41 p.m. and was centered in southeast Berkeley at the UC Berkeley Clark Kerr Campus. The quake was originally reported to be
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Shaky enforcement

CITY AFFAIRS: The city has dwelled too long on the issue of coercing owners into retrofitting their buildings. It is time to act.

The city’s dilemma of coaxing landlords into retrofitting their earthquake-vulnerable buildings has dragged on too long. According to a 2008 US Geological Survey study, there is a 63 percent chance that in about the next 30 years an earthquake of magnitude 6.7 or greater will shake the Bay Area. According
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Magnitude of East Bay quake downgraded to 3.2

Sunday night’s East Bay earthquake that was originally reported to be 3.5 magnitude was downgraded to 3.2 magnitude, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The agency reported that the quake struck at 8:08 p.m. and was centered in southeast Oakland in the area of the Hayward Fault. The agency usually
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Earthquake hits near Clark Kerr Campus

A magnitude 3.3 earthquake shook Berkeley early Saturday morning. At 3:51 a.m., the earthquake occurred, with its epicenter just west of Clark Kerry Campus. The earthquake had a depth of about 4 miles, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. So far no injuries or damages have been reported. Allie Bidwell
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