Quake rocks California wine country, dozens injured

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deerecub1977 wrote:

Pay no attention to ww3 brewing. keep moving.

Aug 24, 2014 7:43am EDT  --  Report as abuse
Doc62 wrote:

America, it’s another warning, so ignore it as usual. Just wait, the fracking will cause lots more earthquakes. From Texas to Ohio, our greed for cheap fuel will be our death knell. ISIS may get their wish.
“And the only safe place to live on is an Indian reservation; and the band played on” -Temptations

Aug 24, 2014 9:32am EDT  --  Report as abuse
AboveTreeline wrote:

Well yes, it did occur on a fault line. lol

Aug 24, 2014 9:50am EDT  --  Report as abuse
vic632 wrote:

I hope all the wine is okay.

Aug 24, 2014 10:57am EDT  --  Report as abuse
abragg wrote:

California, as many of you know, is currently experiencing a drought. A few years ago it was proposed, after the last drought, that we could build a dam in Auburn. For fear that a dam could not be made strong enough to survive we are without water storage and have been using up the underground water. Now the brilliant politicians have decided to spend tens of billions of dollars on a train that is supposed to shoot along at over 200 mph across the most unstable portion of the state. What might the liability issues be? Is this but a project for future jobs for lawyers?

Aug 24, 2014 11:29am EDT  --  Report as abuse
SKrob wrote:

Oh please tell me that I did not read what appears to be a comment left by someone who is inferring that the quake is some kind of government conspiracy to distract us from…what was it? Oh, right…WW3. Naturally.

Thanks Obama!

Aug 24, 2014 12:10pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
DougAnderson wrote:

“Aaron Moreno, 18, rushed to Lola’s Market, the Mexican grocery store where he works in Napa, right after the earthquake to prevent potential looting”

Wow, good job Aaron. We need more people like you.

Aug 24, 2014 12:40pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
speakfreely wrote:

No reports of looting, unlike another town that had no earthquake.

Aug 24, 2014 1:35pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
JoeObserver wrote:

Earthquakes and Volcanoes, you can never predict.

Aug 24, 2014 2:00pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
houtex77 wrote:

Why don’t they name earthquakes like they do hurricanes and snowstorms?

Aug 24, 2014 2:39pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
BethyS wrote:

Napa wines? You mean Napa Whines. Sonoma Wines (on the other side of the ridge) are better & not as snobby & pretentious. (Who me, Biased??)

I will admit it was quite a ride in Schellville 7 miles away from the epicenter due west of the Napa Airport. Longest quake yet that I’ve been through in 50+ years in the North Bay.

Aug 24, 2014 4:25pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
riposte wrote:

Been in a few of those. Not fun. Hope all are safe and the damage limited.

Aug 24, 2014 4:54pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
tamere wrote:

This was a really, really really minor quake – so far!

Poor wine bottles… :-)

Aug 24, 2014 5:32pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
mirab wrote:

I wonder how these people reflect when they see, if they see, as the so called news media in the United States is so well controlled so the real truth does not seep out about the bombings and outright slaughter of the innocent in foreign countries like in Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya, Syria, Yemen, Pakistan etc etc. It is time to reflect as the Law of Nature is impartial and does eventually react when least expected and catches one without warning.

Aug 24, 2014 5:35pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
WAFF wrote:

This happens just 6 days after the story that man made earthquakes are not as bad as they sound.
“WASHINGTON (AP) — Man-made earthquakes, a side effect of some high-tech energy drilling, cause less shaking and in general are about 16 times weaker than natural earthquakes with the same magnitude, a new federal study found.”
I’m not saying anything other then it has to make one go Hmmm and ask is there a connection?

Aug 24, 2014 6:36pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
ZoSo922 wrote:

Hopefully there isn’t too much damage. A good way of looking at these earthquakes is Mother Nature is just loosening up the ground a bit for the next Gold Rush. There’s endless tons of Gold up in there hills and mountains.

Aug 24, 2014 7:09pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
ZoSo922 wrote:

Hopefully there isn’t too much damage. A good way of looking at these earthquakes is Mother Nature is just loosening up the ground a bit for the next Gold Rush. There’s endless tons of Gold up in there hills and mountains.

Aug 24, 2014 7:17pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
Clear_spot wrote:

I live in Davis, CA. I felt this earthquake. It’s my second. The movement was interesting. The movement was mono-directional north to south, horizontal and slow. The movement lasted for about 20 seconds. The last quake, I felt, the movement was rolling.

Aug 24, 2014 8:03pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
Pauly1651 wrote:

I do not feel sorry for the wineries.

Aug 24, 2014 8:23pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
osbornab wrote:

The fallen idol of Bacchus reminded me of what happened in the Temple of Dagon after the ark of the covenant was placed inside… (c.f. 1 Samuel 5).

Aug 24, 2014 11:37pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
Hedley_Lamar wrote:

Was this quake caused by global warming or fracking. Will they stop if we increase taxes on the rich? I hope so.

Aug 25, 2014 7:47am EDT  --  Report as abuse
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