2.7 quake strikes near Berkeley this morning

September 28, 2012 10:41:09 AM PDT
An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.7 struck just outside Berkeley this morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The quake rattled the area at 9:25 a.m. with the epicenter about 2 miles east-southeast of Berkeley.

The temblor had a depth of about 4.5 miles, according to the USGS.