6.0 Earthquake Hits Napa Valley

ABC News' Ryan Owens reports breaking details on damage and fires from an overnight earthquake in northern California.
2:09 | 08/24/14

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Announcer: Starting right now on ABC's "This week." Imminent Isis threat. American families fearing for kidnapped loved ones. Urgentarnings to police about a threat to the homeland. And the U.S. Considering a massive military escalation including air strikes in Syria? This morning, breaking details and full analysis of the ferocious fight against the deadly terror group. On edge. Don't shoot. After weeks of clashes, a community starts to rebuild. Pierre Thomas on howene prevt another Ferguson. Plus, a celebration four decades in the making. Why the white house beat won't be the same. Back to you, gentlemen, up in the booth. Announcer: From ABC news, "This week" with George stephanopoulos begins now. And we come on the air this morning to breaking news. An earthquake measuring 6.0 near San Francisco, the largest tremor there since 1989. Ryan Owens is tracking the damage. Good morning, Ryan. Reporter: Good morning, George. This was a sizable quake. It jolted people out of bed at 3:30 this morning. The epicenter in napa, California. Wine country, north of the San Francisco bay area. No reports of deaths or serious injuries at this point. There is plenty of damage. Witnesses report a whole lot of broken glass. They say in downtown napa, you see some of that video there. A lot of store fronts broken. Things like that. Among the most significant damage is a fire at a mobile home park. The quake caused a water main break, so firefighters don't have the water they need to battle that blaze. About 15,000 people right now without power. As you mentioned, this is the strongest quake to hit the bay area since the Loma Prieto quake in 1989. And that one, George, killed 63 and injured almost 4,000 people. One last note. This event is not over yet. There have been almost two dozen aftershocks. Most of them are minor. But, George, these things have way of keep coming. We know you'll be tracking it all.

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