earthquake.jpgAccording to the USGS, at 5:36 AM an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.6 rattled the East Bay.

The quake, which they say had a depth of 6 miles, had an epicenter 1 mile east of Berkeley, and 11 miles northeast of San Francisco’s Civic Center.

According to BART, they are having 10 minute delays due to the earthquake, as after a quake they must inspect the tracks. According to the SFMTA, “As a result of the earthquake, subway operating by procedure in manual to check track conditions.”

Did I feel it in the Outer Sunset? Well, something woke me up, so I think it must have been that — I was up late and sleeping pretty deeply.

Appeal Facebook pal Jewli says that “It woke my ass up…I’m on the 3rd floor of 3-story apt building in the Inner Richmond.”

According to Bay City News, The temblor was felt in Berkeley, Alameda and throughout San Francisco.

“It was kind of a strong jolt,” an employee at Au Coquelet Cafe Restaurant in downtown Berkeley said minutes after the quake.

How about you, did you feel it? If so, let the USGS know here.

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Eve Batey is the editor and publisher of the San Francisco Appeal. She used to be the San Francisco Chronicle's Deputy Managing Editor for Online, and started at the Chronicle as their blogging and interactive editor. Before that, she was a co-founding writer and the lead editor of SFist. She's been in the city since 1997, presently living in the Outer Sunset with her husband, cat, and dog. You can reach Eve at

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