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ALERT -- Northern California Fault was DORMANT for 1.6 MILLION YEARS...

UPDATE: 6.0 MAG QUAKE STRIKES BAY AREA...
NEAR NAPA; FELT WIDE...
STRONGEST IN DECADES...
FAULT DORMANT FOR 1.6 MILLION YEARS...
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Widespread power outages...
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State of Emergency Declared...
'Early-warning system' gave 10-second alert...

(KFBK) -- Governor Brown declares State of Emergency for 6.1 South Napa Earthquake.

The United States Geological Survey recorded an earthquake at 3:20 a.m. centered close to Napa Valley, California.

Data shows the quake measured a magnitude 6.1 and struck near American Canyon, which is about six miles southwest of Napa in California wine country.

The quake was centered on the Franklin Fault, which has been dormant for approximately 1.6 million years, according to USGS scientist David Oppenheimer.

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