“Every day, I hear of someone I know who has died,” engineering and computer science student Alp Eren Özdarendeli said. There are an estimated 100 international students on campus from Turkey and Syria.
Magnitude 5.1 earthquake rattles Berkeley on Tuesday
A magnitude 5.1 earthquake near San Jose shook Berkeley on Tuesday morning, according to preliminary information from the U.S. Geological Survey. It was the largest quake in the Bay Area since 2014.
Berkeley to Nixle users: Sign up now for AC Alert if you haven’t already
Berkeley will no longer funnel messages from AC Alert to Nixle to prevent redundant messages and confusion, the city announced.
Update: Magnitude 3.9 earthquake shakes Berkeley on Monday evening
The epicenter of the quake, which was reported at 6:29 p.m., was not far from Lake Chabot in San Lorenzo.
Berkeley shaken by magnitude 2.8 earthquake
The trembler had a quake depth of about 3.4 miles.
Magnitude 3.8 earthquake rattles Berkeley on Thursday
A magnitude 3.8 earthquake shook Berkeley on Thursday morning, according to preliminary information from the U.S. Geological Survey.
Earthquake shakes Berkeley awake — first report puts it at magnitude 2.7
Described as a “rumble rumble bump,” the quake’s epicenter was in the hills near the Berkeley-Oakland border.
Safety hazards prompt Oxford Elementary to move to West Campus next school year
The temporary relocation addresses safety issues but not the longterm future of Oxford.
Earthquake drills save lives, but embarrassment, mobility issues hinder participation, study finds
Registration in Thursday’s Great California ShakeOut earthquake drill is up slightly — but experts look to increase participation.
Oxford Elementary at risk of major earthquake damage, report finds. BUSD weighs school’s future
Engineers found that the North Berkeley school could sustain major structural damage during an earthquake.
A UC Berkeley app is making seismometers out of smartphones
Scientists behind the MyShake app hope the citizen science project will eventually create a worldwide earthquake early-warning network.
Magnitude 4.3 earthquake hits Berkeley, East Bay
A magnitude 4.3 earthquake shook Berkeley and the East Bay on Tuesday afternoon, according to preliminary reports from the U.S. Geological Service.