Serious Earthquake Hits Northern California

Posted: Aug 24 2014, 1:43pm CDT | by , Updated: Aug 24 2014, 1:45pm CDT, in News | Also on the Geek Mind

Serious Earthquake hits Northern California
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The worst earthquake since 1989 hits Northern California including San Francisco.

Northern California woke up by a 6.0-magnitude Earthquake Sunday morning. The city of Napa seems to have been hit the worst with at least 90 injured in Napa. Buildings got damaged and there have been fires. So far nobody has died. Today's earthquake is the worst since 1989, but is not the feared big one.

The earthquake occurred 3.71mi WSW of American Canyon according to USGS.

Watch this CNN report with footage of the damage below.

California governor Jerry Brown has declared a state of emergency for Napa, Solano and Sonoma counties. Watch a USA Today report from Napa.

You always can find something positive even in something bad as an earthquake. Jimmy Raines Tweets that the earthquake made some great ramps for skateboarders. See image below.

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