3.2-Magnitude Earthquake Jolts the North Bay

By Mario Sevilla

Tue Aug 5th, 2014 5:54am America/Los_Angeles

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SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.2 struck in the Napa Valley Tuesday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The temblor was reported at 5:40 a.m. about 3 miles southwest of Napa, USGS officials said.

A KRON 4 viewer emailed the station to report that he felt a “strong jolt” in downtown.

Another viewer said, “Ground was rocking and rolling this morning in napa. The pictures on my wall were swinging.”

The quake had a depth of about 5 miles, according to the USGS.

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