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Gov. Brown declares quake emergency

Governor Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency Sunday morning due to the damage resulting from the 6.1-magnitude earthquake centered in southern Napa County.

The governor includes power outages to 69,000 area residents, continued aftershocks, and fires as additional reasons for this morning’s emergency declaration. The declaration allows all available state resources to be directed toward earthquake response efforts.

Operations at the Port of Oakland have been disrupted by this morning’s 6.1-magnitude earthquake based in southern Napa County, according to port officials.

Cranes at Harbor Terminal, Berths 20 through 25 are currently without power, according to Richard Mead with the International Longshoremen and Warehouse Union Local 10. Even cranes with power are currently in standby mode for inspections, Mead said.

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