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South Napa Earthquake Rattles Bay Area


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A damaged vehicle near 3rd Street in Napa.
Mina Kim/KQED
A damaged vehicle near 3rd Street in Napa.

We discuss the latest news on Sunday's early-morning 6.0 magnitude earthquake, epicentered at the southern edge of Napa. It was the strongest to strike the Bay Area since the Loma Prieta quake of 1989. We'll also discuss what residents can do to prepare for an earthquake and keep safe.

Host: Michael Krasny

Guests:

  • Craig Miller, science editor for KQED
  • Jeanne Hardebeck, seismologist with the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)
  • Mark Ghilarducci, secretary of the California Emergency Management Agency
  • Richard Allen, professor of seismology at UC Berkeley

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