View Full Version : 6.0 earthquake in Napa, CA

2014-Aug-24, 03:03 PM
Just hearing about this (http://www.cnn.com/2014/08/24/us/california-earthquake/index.html?hpt=hp_t1http://www.cnn.com/2014/08/24/us/california-earthquake/index.html?hpt=hp_t1). Some damage and injuries, including some serious injuries. Some homes lost to fire.

2014-Aug-24, 05:39 PM
Here (http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/nc72282711#summary) is the USGS event page for the event.

2014-Aug-24, 06:18 PM
I drove right through the epicenter last Sunday; and not far from it again, yesterday. I either have good timing or bad, not sure which.

2014-Aug-24, 10:54 PM
Tough on gas lines. Nasty.

2014-Aug-25, 02:57 PM
Apparently it's not just tornadoes that target mobile homes. Almost makes me wish I wasn't sitting in one at the moment...

2014-Aug-26, 03:50 PM
Dana Hunter, whom I've met in person at my Pumpkin Hurl, has a post up at Scientific American: Which Fault's at Fault (http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/rosetta-stones/2014/08/25/south-napa-earthquake-which-faults-at-fault/)? Pretty interesting stuff.

(She also blogs at FreeThoughtBlogs, which is everything CQ is not in terms of politics and religion!)