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  • Michael Peck's call to close the Diablo Canyon Power Plant in San Luis Obispo County was in a report he made to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission in 2013, the AP reported on Monday, a day after a strong earthquake shook California's Napa Valley region.

  • Napa earthquake impact on wine     Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 4:49 PM ET

    Jessica Altieri, Wine Channel, discusses the impact Napa, California's earthquake will have on both consumers and winemakers.

  • Cleaning up after Napa quake     Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 4:48 PM ET

    The impact of the 6.0 magnitude earthquake on Napa, California's small businesses, with CNBC's Josh Lipton.

  • A look at earthquake's impact on California region Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 4:23 PM ET

    NAPA, Calif.— A strong earthquake rattled a swath of Northern California's wine country in the early hours of Sunday morning, unleashing most of its damage on the city of Napa in the heart of the vineyard-studded region. EPICENTER: About 5 miles south of Napa.

  • 90% of Calif. residents lack earthquake coverage Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 2:41 PM ET
    Napa County firefighters spray foam on hot spots from a fire at a mobile home park after an earthquake on Aug. 24, 2014 in Napa, Calif.

    The 6.0-magnitude earthquake that struck California on Sunday could cause more $1 billion in losses and the majority of residents will be on their own.

  • Sunday's Napa quake fallout     Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 2:24 PM ET

    CNBC's Josh Lipton reports on the damages and economic impact from Sunday's earthquake in California.

  • The ShakeAlert system     Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 1:22 PM ET

    John Vidale, University of Washington director of the Pacific Northwest Seismic Network, provides insight to the wide range of applications for the ShakeAlert system, and the cost to build the system.

  • The cost of the Napa quake     Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 1:20 PM ET

    CNBC's Mary Thompson reports the USGS is tagging the Napa earthquake with a "red alert," which suggests losses ranging from a half a billion to one billion dollars.

  • Emergency services company helps post-quake     Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 1:19 PM ET

    CNBC's Josh Lipton reports on what it takes to get businesses back up and running after an earthquake.

  • Developing earthquake warning systems     Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 11:11 AM ET

    CNBC's Josh Lipton shows footage from surveillance cameras taken during the 6.0 magnitude earthquake that hit San Francisco's Napa region. Jon Fortt provides insight.

  • Earthquake impacts wineries     Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 10:36 AM ET

    CNBC's Josh Lipton looks at how the 6.0 magnitude earthquake is economically impacting wineries in Napa Valley.

  • A 6.0 magnitude earthquake hit San Francisco's Napa area early Sunday. CNBC's Josh Lipton takes a first look at the destruction.

  • California winemakers cleaning up after quake Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 7:55 AM ET

    NAPA, Calif.— Winemakers in California's storied Napa Valley woke up to thousands of broken bottles and barrels as a result of Sunday's earthquake. I've never seen anything like this, "said Tom Montgomery, a winemaker for B.R. Cohn Winery in Glen Ellen, California.

  • California's wine country rocked by quake     Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 7:03 AM ET

    CNBC's Josh Lipton reports a 6.0 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco's Napa area on Sunday triggering at least 50 aftershocks so far.

  • A 6.0 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco's Napa area on Sunday, in one on the most prestigious communities and home to the nation's most expensive wine country, reports CNBC's Josh Lipton.

  • No deaths in Napa quake; tourism to suffer     Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 1:30 AM ET

    NBC's Jinah Kim reports on damage caused by the earthquake in Napa, which is likely to have an impact on the wine region's tourism sector.

  • A 4.2 magnitude earthquake hit central Oklahoma on Tuesday morning, and a KAUT newscast caught the tremors on camera as they happened.

  • TOKYO, Aug 13- A sales tax hike last quarter drove Japan's economy into its biggest contraction since the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami, Cabinet Office data showed on Wednesday, keeping policymakers under pressure to expand fiscal and monetary stimulus should recovery falter again.

  • TOKYO, July 30- Japan's June industrial output fell at the fastest rate since the devastating earthquake and tsunami in March 2011 as companies slowed production to offset a build-up in inventories, official data showed on Wednesday, clouding the outlook for the economy.

  • June 24- Disposal of wastewater from oil and gas drilling into a Colorado well was ordered halted this week after seismic activity was detected in the area, state regulators said on Tuesday.