In Images: 6.0-Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Northern California
By Live Science Staff |
A whirlwind came through
On Aug. 24, 2014, a 6.0-magnitude earthquake hit the Bay area, near Napa, California. The quake caused more than 170 injuries, and damaged buildings and homes in the region.
Here are some photos of the damage caused by the Napa earthquake.
Map of Napa Valley region faults
The earthquake occurred along the West Napa Fault, which stretches 35 miles (57 kilometers) from the city of St. Helena south to San Pablo Bay.
Bookshelves were overturned during the quake.
The earthquake struck at 3:20 a.m. local time.
A mobile home park caught fire after the earthquake damaged gas lines in the area.
Firefighters relax after putting out a fire started by a broken gas line after the Napa, California earthquake.
Earthquake and fire damage
A mobile home park suffered damage from the 6.0-magnitude tremblor.
A home destroyed
A gas leak started a fire in this mobile home park.
More damage at the Post Office
The earthquake damaged this post office in Napa.
Local stores felt the pain
Bottles of olive oil and balsamic vinaigrette litter the floor in this Napa, California store.
Damage felt by all
The Lucero Olive Oil Store in Napa, California, sustained considerable damage from the quake.
The Post Office was hit
A post office in Napa was damaged by the earthquake.
Not so sweet home
The front facade of this home was destroyed in the earthquake. The quake's epicenter was a few miles south of Napa Valley's famous wineries.
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