Updated: Berkeley Earthquakes Rattle Claremont Neighborhood for Two Days in a Row

Bay City News
Wednesday January 16, 2019 - 11:08:00 AM

The U.S. Geological Survey reports that a 3.5 earthquake struck the Hayward Fault in Berkeley on Thursday morning. 

The quake struck at 6:11 a.m. near the area where a 3.4 earthquake hit on Wednesday morning in Oakland, nearby the area of Thursday's quake. 

BART reports 15-minute delays as track inspections take place. The United States Geological Survey downgraded the magnitude of an early morning earthquake that rattled the Bay Area on Wednesday to 3.4 from 3.7. 

The quake on the Hayward Fault shook the Bay Area near the state Highway 24 and 13 junction in Oakland at 4:42 a.m., and was followed by two minor aftershocks of 1.9 at 4:45 a.m. and 2.0 at 4:48 a.m. 

BART is reporting that its trains are recovering from 20-minute delays systemwide as maintenance workers inspect tracks after the tremblor, according to transit officials.