Strong and shallow earthquake M6.0 hit San Francisco Bay Area, California

A strong and shallow earthquake registered as M6.0 on the Richter scale hit San Francisco Bay Area, California – USA, on August 24, 2014, at 10:20 UTC (03:20 local time). USGS is reporting shallow depth of 10.8 km (6.7 miles)Epicenter was located 6 km (4 miles) NW of American Canyon, 9 km (6 miles) SSW of Napa, 13 km (8 miles) NNW of Vallejo, 14 km (9 miles) SE of Sonoma, and 82 km (51 miles) WSW of Sacramento, California.There are 7 688 843 people living within 100 km radius.This report is based on preliminary data and will be updated.Featured image: USGS… »

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