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  • Earthquake: 3.5 quake strikes near Alturas

    A shallow magnitude 3.5 earthquake was reported Friday morning 45 miles from Alturas, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 1:47 a.m. PDT near the surface.
  • Earthquake strikes southern Greece, felt in Athens

    ATHENS (Reuters) - A strong earthquake shook southern Greece on Friday and was felt as far as Athens but there were no immediate reports of casualties or serious damage. The quake measured 5.7 in magnitude, according to the U.S. Geological Survey and...

    Napa Valley Film Festival Sets Lineup in Wake of Quake

    Four days after a 6.0 earthquake hit the region, the 4th annual Napa Valley Film Festival has declared it will go ahead with the event and set its narrative and documentary competition lineups for Nov. 12-16. "Our thoughts are with everyone in the Napa...

    Expect Napa quake to rattle D.C. efforts on seismic alerts

    WASHINGTON The Napa County earthquake will have political aftershocks on Capitol Hill. The big question is how long they'll last. Prompted by California's weekend temblor, lawmakers are renewing their push for earthquake warning programs. The most recent...

    Napa earthquake: Damage assessment won't come easy

    NAPA, Calif. Power is back on citywide, business is trickling back into downtown, and the first day of school arrives Wednesday. As life in some sense returns to the North Bay after Sunday's magnitude-6.0 earthquake and the subsequent days of emergency...