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Seismograph of 6.0 Napa Quake August 24 2014

Napa Quake Triggers Renewed Calls For Early-Warning System After Lack Of Funding

What if Californians could have a warning that an earthquake is about to happen? The technology is available, but a lack of funding from Sacramento has stalled the project.

08/25/2014

A car is seen covered in bricks following a reported 6.0 earthquake on August 24, 2014 in Napa.  (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Chance Of Damaging Aftershock From Napa Earthquake Estimated To Be 25 Percent

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.

08/25/2014

Nicholas George looks under a buckled highway just outside of Napa, California after earthquake struck the area in the early hours of August 24, 2014. (Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images)

2.9 Aftershock Rattles Napa; Among Dozens Of Small Tremors Following 6.0 Earthquake

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.

08/25/2014

KCBS reporter Dave Padilla snapped this picture of damage of the former Crowley Department Store in Downtown Vallejo, resulting from the South Napa Quake on August 24, 2014. (CBS)

7 Vallejo Buildings Red-Tagged, 30 Yellow-Tagged Following Earthquake

Seven commercial buildings in Vallejo, including the post office at 385 Santa Clara St., have been red-tagged as uninhabitable following Sunday’s 6.0-magnitude earthquake north of American Canyon, city officials said Monday.

08/25/2014

A passerby stops to take a picture of damage to the Napa post office following a reported 6.0 earthquake on August 24, 2014 in Napa. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Napa County Schools Closed As Earthquake Damage Assessment Is Underway; Kids Not Left Behind

There have been three emergency declarations as a result of the Sunday morning’s earthquake that shook wine country. The state’s Office of Emergency Services is working with FEMA to assess damage and school’s are closed, but kids haven’t been left behind.

08/25/2014

A damaged building is seen in Napa, California after earthquake struck the area in the early hours of August 24, 2014. California's governor Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency Sunday following a strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake that seriously injured three people including a child and ignited fires in the scenic Napa valley wine region. (Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images

Napa Still Assessing Damages From 6.0 Earthquake; More Buildings Get Red-Tagged

NAPA (CBS SF) — Inspectors were still fanning across city streets in Napa Monday morning to check buildings for damage from Sunday morning’s 6.0-magnitude earthquake and a total of 49 have been declared too damaged to […]

08/25/2014

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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.

08/24/2014

Early Quake Warning

Berkeley Lab Seismologist Says Early-Warning System Worked In Napa Quake

A scientist from the Berkeley Seismological Laboratory told KPIX 5 that an experimental earthquake warning system worked, giving about a 10-second alert prior to the magnitude 6 South Napa quake that struck the Bay Area Sunday morning.

08/24/2014

6.0 Earthquake Rattles Northern California

Thousands Without Power Sunday Afternoon Following Early-Morning Napa Quake

PG&E reports there were still about 17,000 customers in the North Bay without power late Sunday afternoon.

08/24/2014

Debris sits on the ground in front of a damaged building following a reported 6.0 earthquake on August 24, 2014 in Napa. ( Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Red Cross Sets Up Emergency Shelters In Napa, Vallejo For Quake-Displaced Residents

Napa city officials said there is “relative calm” in the community following a magnitude 6 earthquake that struck near American Canyon early Sunday morning.

08/24/2014

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