Bay City News Service—An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.5 struck near Piedmont Wednesday evening, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
The earthquake struck at about 8:40 p.m. at a depth of about 6 miles, according to the USGS. The epicenter was about 2 miles east southeast of Berkeley and 3 miles north of Piedmont. (On the USGS Google Maps link, that shows as adjacent to the Claremont Hotel.)
Residents who responded to the USGS's "Did You Feel It?" survey mostly reported experiencing the event as a "weak" earthquake.
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