Sunday, August 24, 2014

THE WITCHING HOUR EARTHQUAKE IN THE NAPA VALLEY

A 6.1-magnitude earthquake hit the northern San Francisco Bay area early Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

Twitter lit up with images of people’s wine collections broken on kitchen floors, but there does not appear to be much more damages than that.. Extensive kitchen appliances hit, but buildings remain intact—compared to what could have been, the Napa valley (wine central) can count itself lucky.

No reports of injuries…
Some power outages--42,000 people in the immediate aftermath of the quake..

But lots of jittery people being woken up at the witching hour. 3:20am on the left coast.

And perhaps a lesson and reminder of fright to come. There is always the chance of a big quake hitting. With such fault tension lately, the pressure needs to release somewhere..

 

UPDATED 10:00 PM

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Tension builds somewhere and must be released somewhere else. I have a feeling that the strong quakes are not done yet

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