6.0 Quake Rolls Through Bay Area


From KQED:

The U.S. Geological Survey has recorded an earthquake that rolled through the Bay Area at 3:20 a.m. and 44 seconds.

Preliminary reports from the USGS seem to indicated the quake was a 6.0 quake that struck near Napa and the community of American Canyon. That’s the approximate location of the Rogers Creek Fault in the North Bay.



So far, no report of injuries or loss of life, thank God. Living with the constant threat of earthquakes is yet another reason to try to remain in a state of grace!


I live in San Francisco was in the shower and didn’t feel anything


Prayers for all , God Bless. Memaw


Thank God, the injuries were not greater.

Officials at Queen of the Valley Medical Center in Napa said 120 people had been injured and that three were in critical condition, including a boy who was hurt by debris from a chimney. The boy was airlifted from Napa to the UC Davis pediatric trauma center.

The hospital itself sustained some structural damage, but not in the areas where patients are treated. Injuries to staff were not-serious.

Queen of the Valley Medical Center in Napa, which treated 120 people, has some damage from the earthquake. That included burst pipes in a non-patient area, ceiling tiles falling off in office areas and minor structural damage to an outbuilding.

Spokeswoman Vanessa DeGier said: “We are open 24 hours a day and so some of our staff did sustain some injuries,” which she characterized as minor.



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