California Shaken By Aftershocks While Earthquake Recovery Ongoing – 25 August 2014

RT logoAt least two people are still in critical or serious condition following an earthquake that struck California’s Napa Valley. Power has been restored to much of the world-famous wine country, though work on damaged gas and water lines is ongoing.

More than a 100 others are still nursing lower-level injuries from the magnitude 6.0 temblor that struck six miles south of the city of Napa on Sunday. The timing of the earthquake, at around 3:20 a.m. local time, meant many had to stumble through broken glass and flying furniture in the darkness to escape danger or to reach loved ones.

Queen of the Valley Medical Center in Napa reported treating 172 people in the emergency room, though hospital officials could not say for certain how many of those suffered quake-related afflictions.

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