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WATCH: South Napa Earthquake 2014

by CBS SF Bay Area

NAPA (CBS SF) – Dozens of downtown Napa buildings have been left uninhabitable by Sunday’s 6.0 earthquake, so how are inspectors supposed to get a true idea of the damage to buildings that aren’t even safe to set foot in? One man thinks camera-equipped quadcopters could be part of the answer.

“Evan K” posted a six minute video Sunday of the wreckage left by the overnight quake. The clip provides a vantage point on damage to the old courthouse as well as the local church and other downtown structures.

“This video is intended for educational purposes to show builders and building owners across the world the results of this earthquake,” the poster wrote.

Here’s the video:

Read More: How technology is changing our response to earthquakes.

 

 

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