A 2.7 magnitude earthquake shook Berkeley at 9:18 pm Thursday, with its epicenter in the Berkeley hills near Berkeley National Laboratory, according to the USGS.

The shaking was felt all over town.  @nmsanchez tweeted “Earthquake shook hard in West Berkeley.”

No damage has been reported.

Frances Dinkelspiel, Berkeleyside and CItyside co-founder, is a journalist and author. Her first book, Towers of Gold: How One Jewish Immigrant Named Isaias Hellman...