Magnitude 4.2 earthquake near Isleton felt in Berkeley
The quake occurred at 9:29 a.m. with a depth of about 6.7 miles, according to the U.S. Geological Service.
Some Berkeley residents felt a shake Wednesday morning when an earthquake hit the town of Isleton in the Sacramento Delta.
Others said they felt nothing at all.
The magnitude 4.2 quake occurred at 9:29 a.m. with a depth of about 6.7 miles, according to the U.S. Geological Service. (It was initially estimated as a magnitude 4.1.)
"Wife and I got alert 2 seconds before quake. Impressive!" one Berkeley resident wrote on the X platform, formerly known as Twitter.
"A good shake here in North Berkeley," wrote another.
Many people said they got an alert via the MyShake app but did not feel the earthquake.
A Scanner post on X about the quake has garnered dozens of replies — with some saying they were frustrated because they got the alert but felt nothing.
In early October, a small earthquake, magnitude 2.5, was recorded in Piedmont.
An earthquake in Berkeley in late July had an epicenter near Tunnel and Roble roads in the Claremont neighborhood with a magnitude of 2.6.
In April, a magnitude 3.7 earthquake was recorded between Clayton and Brentwood, south of Black Diamond Mines Regional Park.
Read more about earthquakes in Berkeley.
On April 1, two magnitude 3.0 earthquakes were recorded in San Leandro.
Ways to prepare for Berkeley earthquakes
The city of Berkeley has a number of tips and resources to help get ready for natural disasters. Take this opportunity to brush up.
The UC Berkeley Seismology Lab is a also great resource for local earthquake information.
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