Earthquake hits San Francisco, shaking Berkeley awake

San Francisco Bay area residents have been shaken awake by a 4.5-magnitude earthquake, which hit the region in the early hours of Thursday. The US Geological Survey (USGS) said the quake’s epicenter was two miles from Berkeley, California. The earthquake had a preliminary depth of eight miles. No damage or injuries was immediately recorded, but supermarket produce was shaken from its shelves and ceiling panels knocked loose. The quake hit at 2:39am local time, and the USGS website said that people reported feeling the quake 40 miles south, in San Jose. The Did You Feel It? survey form for …read more