NAPA, Calif.— The earthquake that jolted California's wine capital may have caused at least $1 billion in property damage, but it also added impetus to the state's effort to develop an early warning system that might offer a few precious seconds for residents to duck under desks, trains to slow down and utility lines to be powered down before the seismic waves reach them.» Read More
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.
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.
CNBC's Josh Lipton reports on the damages and economic impact from Sunday's earthquake in California.
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.
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.
CNBC's Josh Lipton reports on what it takes to get businesses back up and running after an earthquake.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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