Napa officials said this morning the initial estimate of damage from Sunday’s 6.0-magnitude earthquake to privately owned homes and commercial properties in the city is $300 million.
The Solano County Board of Supervisors Tuesday morning passed a resolution declaring the county in a state of emergency from Sunday’s 6.0-magnitude earthquake.
Only 10 percent of Californians buy earthquake insurance. Some say it’s too expensive, while others say they don’t think need it. But the damage from the Bay Area’s largest quake in a quarter century has many reconsidering.
After Sunday’s magnitude 6.0 quake caused major damage in Napa, the city is struggling to keep up with the amount of debris being disposed.
The Napa Valley tourism industry is hoping to make a quick recovery after Sunday’s earthquake as shops and restaurants urge people to visit.
A series five aftershocks, one registering a preliminary magnitude 3.9, rattled Napa in between 5:30 and 7 a.m. Tuesday.
San Francisco’s Department of Building Inspection is hoping that the Napa earthquake will be a wakeup call for owners of 2,000 soft story apartment buildings that have not been screened for seismic safety.
Officials report that multiple Napa County services will be unavailable on Monday, according to county officials.
The 6.0 magnitude quake that struck the San Francisco Bay Area Sunday morning, triggering widespread power outages, gas line ruptures, water main breaks and severely damaging historic buildings in downtown Napa was caught on tape by many security cameras.
The California Highway Patrol has advised drivers to expect delays on Highway 37 after a significant earthquake struck American Canyon early Sunday morning.