A significant aftershock from last weekend’s magnitude-6.0 earthquake has rattled the Napa Valley.
A series five aftershocks, one registering a preliminary magnitude 3.9, rattled Napa in between 5:30 and 7 a.m. Tuesday.
There is a 25 percent chance of a strong and potentially damaging aftershock in the next seven days following Sunday’s 6.0-magnitude earthquake near American Canyon, U.S. Geological Survey officials said Monday.
An aftershock of the Napa earthquake, one of dozens of that have hit after Sunday’s 6.0 shaker, was felt Monday afternoon and registered a magnitude of 2.9.
Strong Magnitude 6.0 Earthquake Rocks San Francisco Bay Area, Dozens Hurt, Significant Damage In Napa
A strong magnitude 6 earthquake rocked the San Francisco Bay Area early Sunday morning, centered in the Napa County town of American Canyon, injuring over 170 people, severely damaging historic buildings in downtown Napa, rupturing gas lines and water mains across Napa, Sonoma, and Solano counties leading to multiple fires, plunging thousands into darkness and buckling and cracking roadways on Highway 37 and State Routes 12 and 121.
There is over a fifty percent chance that a magnitude 5.0 earthquake will hit in the next week in the same area where a 6.0 quake caused major damage and injured over 170 people in Napa Sunday, according to seismologists.
Multiple small and one larger earthquake shook the eastern California town of Bridgeport overnight, with the strongest quake registering 4.0 magnitude.
USGS says powerful 7.8-magnitude aftershock rocks Chile’s northern coast, day after 8.2 quake.
A magnitude 8.2 earthquake struck off the coast of Chile on Tuesday, killing at least six people.
A magnitude-4.1 aftershock has rattled parts of Southern California where a moderate quake occurred the day before.
One of the largest earthquakes to hit California in decades rattled the state’s northern coast, but its depth and distance from shore reduced the impact on land, where there were no reports of injuries or damage, scientists and authorities said on Monday.