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Magnitude 3.2 earthquake strikes near Berkeley

November 5, 2011 |  2:59 pm

A shallow, magnitude 3.2 earthquake was reported Saturday afternoon two miles from the Bay Area town of Piedmont, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The temblor occurred at 2:52 p.m. at a depth of 3.7 miles.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the epicenter was three miles from Berkeley, three miles from Emeryville and 11 miles from San Francisco City Hall.

In the last 10 days, there have been two earthquakes magnitude 3.0 and greater centered nearby.

Read more about California earthquakes on L.A. Now.


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Image: Location of the epicenter

Credit: Google Maps