Muni and Caltrain in service, local sports games on schedule after earthquake 

It appears to be business as usual in San Francisco today after much of the Bay Area was rattled awake early this morning by a 6.0-magnitude earthquake near Napa.

The San Francisco Fire Department received no reports of damages or injuries as of 11 a.m., a fire dispatcher said.

Muni buses and light rail vehicles, including cable cars, are running a normal schedule after the agency inspected the infrastructure following the temblor.

“Once the earthquake hit, we immediately checked all infrastructure, including the subway, and didn’t have any reports of damage and were able to start service,” said Muni spokesman Paul Rose.

“We’ll continue to monitor service throughout the day and going forward,” he said.

Caltrain has also completed its inspection of all bridges, signals and track structures.

click to enlarge 49ers
  • AP Photo/Tony Avelar
  • Today's 49ers game will go on as scheduled, despite the earthquake early this morning.

“No defects have been found and the system is cleared for maximum authorized operating speeds,” Caltrain wrote in a statement. “Regular service has resumed but customers should expect delays.”

The Oakland A’s game at O.Co Coliseum and the 49ers’ game at Levi Stadium will proceed as scheduled, according to tweets from the respective arenas.

The Sonoma Raceway and its facilities experienced no damage from the earthquake, and racing will continue as planned today for the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma Verizon IndyCar® Series event.

All major systems, including the 12-turn road course, have been inspected by officials, and all emergency responders will be on-site at the facility, as planned. No fans or campers were injured during the quake. The 85-lap Verizon IndyCar Series event is slated to take the green flag at 1:40 p.m.

Meanwhile, Gov. Jerry Brown has declared a state of emergency directing state agencies to help respond to the part of California's wine country hard-hit by a large earthquake.

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Laura Dudnick

Laura Dudnick, a Bay Area native, covers education and planning for The San Francisco Examiner. She previously worked as a senior local editor for, and as the San Mateo County bureau reporter and weekend editor for Bay City News Service.
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