3.3 magitude earthquake shakes Berkeley, no damage reported

3.3 magitude earthquake shakes Berkeley, no damage reported

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

According to 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 catalogues all such reports. Others shared their experience over Twitter.

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

Sophia Brown-Heidenreich is an assistant news editor. Contact her at sbrownheidenreich@dailycal.org and follow her on Twitter at @sophiabrownh.

The Daily Californian

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