Small Earthquake Shakes Near Berkeley: USGS

A 2.9 magnitude earthquake struck near Berkeley Saturday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The temblor struck around 8:44 a.m., about 1.6 miles just east of Berkeley and closer to Southside, the USGS said. 

Further information was not immediately available.

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Elizabeth Chavolla

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