San Francisco, California Area Rocked by Strong Earthquake
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A preliminary 6.0-magnitude earthquake rocked the San Francisco Bay area early Sunday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).
The earthquake struck 4 miles northwest of American Canyon, California in Napa County at around 3:20 a.m. local time. The quake was felt over a large portion of northern California, including San Francisco, with the strongest shaking experienced in Napa, Solano and Sonoma Counties.
According to NBC News, the earthquake knocked out power to more than 50,000 people early Sunday. According to the San Francisco Chronicle there were reports of minor damage to westbound Highway 37, but so far there have been no reports of major damage to infrastructure or reports of injuries. - weather.com
A preliminary magnitude 6.0 earthquake rocked the San Francisco Bay Area early Sunday morning, centered in the Napa County town of American Canyon, but felt across Northern California.
A quake of this magnitude is likely to have moderate damage, especially in the Napa County region, reports CBS San Francisco.