It’s 6:30 a.m. and going to be a crisp 59°.

In earthquake-related news:

Scientists venture to say that California is unlikely to experience a quake quite like Japan’s. Read why.

University of California officials are calling, e-mailing, Facebooking and text messaging the 80 students and 32 employees who were in Japan when the earthquake struck yesterday. They’re still working hard to locate them. Read more here.

And the New York Times is collecting photos from readers in Japan and other places who’ve snapped a shot of the tsunami’s effects. Please post here if you’ve found something in the Bay Area.

Moving right along: Seems like today is the day to take chances in San Francisco.

Ever feel like hopping on a bike naked to make a statement about our dependency on cars and oil? Well, make sure to meet up with thousands of others at Justin Herman Plaza at 11 a.m. to partake in the World Naked Bike Ride.

Or perhaps you’ve wondered what it would be like to be on the other side of the Real World? This is your chance. MTV is holding open calls today at Hooters at Fisherman’s Wharf.