THE MAGNITUDE 6.0 NAPA VALLEY, CA EARTHQUAKE 3:20 AM, AUGUST 24, 2014. Strongest in area since the M 6.9 1989 Loma Prieta Quake, BUT about 1/30th the energy release. EARLY REPORTS OF SOCIOECONOMIC IMPACTS: Local damage to buildings and houses, injuries, but no deaths (yet), Damage to contents, Loss of Power, Damage to Highway 12, Local fires, Aftershocks
EVERY TIME AN EARTHQUAKE DISASTER OCCURS, WE HAVE NEW KNOWLEDGE TO ADD TO OUR “BOOKS OF KNOWLEDGE” ON ANTICIPATING FUTURE IMPACTS. Presentation courtesy of Dr. Walter Hays, Global Alliance for Disaster Reduction
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