A series five aftershocks, one registering a preliminary magnitude 3.9, rattled Napa in between 5:30 and 7 a.m. Tuesday.
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.
The region produces 17% of the nation’s wine, including some of the most prized vintages bottled just north of Napa in Calistoga, Yountville and St. Helena. For owners of those labels, there is no way to replace the loss of a product bottled years ago.
The strongest quake in 25 years plunges the Bay Area into a Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Web-fueled frenzy of sharing, commenting, laughing and lamenting as an entire community was joined by wireless communication and the Internet.
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 […]
A 13-year-old boy is recovering from severe injuries at UC Davis medical center in Sacramento after a fireplace collapsed on him in the living room of his Napa home during Sunday’s magnitude 6 earthquake.
Napa Valley residents making repairs to their homes following the 6.0-magnitude earthquake that struck near American Canyon early Sunday should only hire California-licensed contractors to avoid being scammed.
In just over 24 hours following the 3:20 a.m Sunday earthquake the USGS recorded 124 minor quakes and counting in the area. The seismic activity is clustered around the epicenter and to the north near the Geysers, a region known for regular ground shaking. The largest of the tremors was 3.6 magnitude, just hours after the initial earthquake.
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.
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.