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August 24, 2014 (10:20:44 UTC)

Quake Location

Magnitude 6.0 San Francisco Bay Area

Early Sunday morning, the Bay Area was awakened by a magnitude 6.0 earthquake, the biggest earthquake the region has experienced since the Loma Prieta earthquake nearly 25 years ago.  The earthquake was centered 6 miles (10 km) south of the city of Napa, which is located about 50 miles northeast of San Francisco.


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