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Thursday, Aug 28, 2014 at 12:40 PM PDT

Napa Takes Stock of Quake Damage, Power Comes Back

Napa Takes Stock of Quake Damage, Power Comes Back

Downtown Napa remained shuttered on Monday, one day after a 6.0 earthquake jolted the heart of California wine country, though power was restored to nearly all of those plunged into darkness by the...

Monday, Aug 25, 2014 at 06:02 PM PDT

"A Sick Feeling": Fear, Emotion Grip Napa After Quake

"A Sick Feeling": Fear, Emotion Grip Napa After Quake

Napa residents jolted out of bed early Sunday by the worst earthquake to hit the Bay Area in decades described the terror, chaos and disorientation they felt in the moments the temblor struck, and the mix...

Monday, Aug 25, 2014 at 01:51 AM PDT

Geologists Compiling Data Near Napa Earthquake

Geologists Compiling Data Near Napa Earthquake

More than 50 to 60 aftershocks have struck as of Sunday afternoon since an earthquake that shook near American Canyon early morning, John Parrish, a geologist with the state Department of Conservation...

Tuesday, Aug 26, 2014 at 07:38 AM PDT

Early-Warning System Worked During Bay Area Quake: Scientists

Early-Warning System Worked During Bay Area Quake: Scientists

An earthquake early warning system for the West Coast received a boost Tuesday with the approval of federal funding that will be included in an Interior and Environment Appropriations bill.

Sunday, Aug 24, 2014 at 02:01 PM PDT

Quake Reaction: Tweets From People Near the Epicenter

Quake Reaction: Tweets From People Near the Epicenter

How Twitter reacted in the hours following a destructive magnitude-6.0 earthquake in Napa County Sunday morning.

Sunday, Aug 24, 2014 at 01:13 PM PDT

Damage, Power Outages Reported Following 6.0 Magnitude Earthquake near American Canyon

Damage, Power Outages Reported Following 6.0 Magnitude Earthquake near American Canyon

The California Highway Patrol is reporting a portion of state Highway 37 in Vallejo has been closed at Sonoma Boulevard for evaluation following a 6.0 magnitude earthquake near American Canyon Sunday morning.

Sunday, Aug 24, 2014 at 10:07 AM PDT

Aftershocks Reported Following 6.0 Magnitude Earthquake Near American Canyon

Aftershocks Reported Following 6.0 Magnitude Earthquake Near American Canyon

The U.S. Geological Survey Sunday morning is reporting a 3.6 magnitude aftershock about four miles southwest of Napa following an earlier 6.0 magnitude earthquake near American Canyon.

Sunday, Aug 24, 2014 at 02:17 PM PDT

Bay Area Quake Not Likely a Precursor: Expert

Bay Area Quake Not Likely a Precursor: Expert

The chances that Sunday morning’s destructive magnitude-6.0 earthquake in the Bay Area was a precursor to a larger quake is unlikely, but the following 24 hours will be the “riskiest,” an expert

Sunday, Aug 24, 2014 at 07:55 AM PDT

Californians Unprepared for Large-Scale Earthquakes

Californians Unprepared for Large-Scale Earthquakes

Most Californians are not prepared for a large-scale earthquake, and the state’s Office of Emergency Services knows it.

Monday, Aug 25, 2014 at 06:03 PM PDT

What to Do After Quake Hits: 7 Key Things to Know

What to Do After Quake Hits: 7 Key Things to Know

California's Office of Emergency Services recommends to check yourself first for injuries after an earthquake strikes before you attempt to help others. Don't try to move seriously injured people unless they are...

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