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Tuesday 23 September 2014

Over 100 hurt as huge earthquake quake hits California

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Bricks are in the street after a building was damaged during an earthquake in Napa, Calif., Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014. A large earthquake rolled through California's northern Bay Area early Sunday, damaging some buildings, knocking out power to thousands and sending residents running out of their homes in the darkness. (AP Photo/Ellen Knickmeyer)
Bricks are in the street after a building was damaged during an earthquake in Napa, Calif., Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014. A large earthquake rolled through California's northern Bay Area early Sunday, damaging some buildings, knocking out power to thousands and sending residents running out of their homes in the darkness. (AP Photo/Ellen Knickmeyer)
A fallen statue of Bacchus, a Roman god of wine, is seen inside the Ceja Vineyards tasting room after an earthquake in Napa, California August 24, 2014. The 6.0 earthquake rocked wine county north of San Francisco early Sunday, injuring dozens of people, damaging historical buildings, setting some homes on fire and causing power outages around the picturesque town of Napa.  REUTERS/Stephen Lam  (UNITED STATES - Tags: DISASTER ENVIRONMENT TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
A fallen statue of Bacchus, a Roman god of wine, is seen inside the Ceja Vineyards tasting room after an earthquake in Napa, California REUTERS/Stephen Lam
A car drives over cracked asphalt along Highway 12 after a 6.0 earthquake in Napa, California August 24, 2014.  A 6.0 earthquake rocked wine county north of San Francisco early Sunday, injuring dozens of people, damaging historical buildings, setting some homes on fire and causing power outages around the picturesque town of Napa. The quake, the biggest in the region in 25 years, jolted many residents out of bed when it hit at 3:20 a.m. (1020 GMT). It was centered 6 miles (10 km) south of the city of Napa, which is located about 50 miles northeast of San Francisco. REUTERS/Stephen Lam (UNITED STATES - Tags: DISASTER ENVIRONMENT)
A car drives over cracked asphalt along Highway 12 after a 6.0 earthquake in Napa, California REUTERS/Stephen Lam
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