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.
The USGS has recorded dozens of minor aftershocks in the minutes following a magnitude 6.0 earthquake in Napa County overnight.
The latest in a series of small earthquakes has rattled the same area of Northern California Thursday.
A moderate earthquake shook an area near Gilroy Wednesday evening, according to the USGS.
An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.9 struck in San Benito County Wednesday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
An earthquake of 6.1 magnitude struck off East Timor Wednesday morning, the U.S. Geological Survey said. No casualties or damage were immediately reported.
A small earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.2 struck in Napa County Tuesday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
A strong earthquake shook Mexico’s Gulf Coast early Tuesday, just hours after another moderate tremor hit near the Guatemala border.
An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.8 struck in San Benito County Tuesday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.5 struck near Concord Monday afternoon, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.