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Earthquake: 3.7 quake strikes near San Jacinto, Calif. * Breaking *

Posted in Breaking News with tags , , , , , on Wednesday September 3, 2014 by PSB Foto

Sept. 2, 2014~

Recent reports show a shallow magnitude 3.7 earthquake  Tuesday evening at San Jacinto, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 7:38 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 8.1 miles..

According to the USGS, the epicenter was three miles from Hemet, Calif., and four miles from Valle Vista, Calif.

In the past 10 days, there has been one earthquake magnitude 3.0 and greater centered nearby.

3.4-magnitude quake hits near Napa, California

Posted in Breaking News with tags , , , , , on Sunday August 31, 2014 by PSB Foto

August 31, 2014 ~

per CNN>>

(CNN) — A 3.4-magnitude earthquake rumbled through northern California early Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

The quake hit 5 miles southwest of Napa, the center of California’s famed wine country.

There are no reports of damage so far, the Napa County Sheriff’s Office said.

It comes a week after a 6.0-magnitude quake — the strongest in northern California in a quarter of a century — struck the same area on August 24.

Last week’s quake injured dozens, damaged historic buildings in downtown Napa and turned fireplaces into rubble. It also caused at least $1 billion in property damage in Napa and other communities.

The two earthquakes were a little over a mile from each other.

*Breaking News * 6.1 Earthquake hits American Canyon, California

Posted in Breaking News with tags , , , , , , , on Sunday August 24, 2014 by PSB Foto

08/24/2014~

A 6.1 earthquake hits American Canyon, California with current reports of 42,000 without power in the area.

A photo purported to be of the Wine section at Safeway in American Canyon.

safeway wine

and from YouTube

Home Security video of the American Canyon quake

 and this link via SF Gate blog – Social Media reacts to Earthquake

Stay tuned for additional information in the next several hours.

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