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*(Via SFGate) – A magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck 3 miles northwest of American Canyon (Napa County) at 3:20 a.m., according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The quake was felt widely throughout Northern California and had a depth of 6.7 miles, officials said.

There was a report of some buckling on an off-ramp from westbound Highway 37 to Highway 29 at Sonoma Boulevard, and power lines down in western Contra Costa County, but Bay Area bridges appeared to be fine, according to the California Highway Patrol.

SF Bay Area Hit with 6.1 Quake

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There were widespread reports of power outages, gas leaks and flooding in the North Bay, with at least 15,000 Pacific Gas and Electric Co. customers without power in Vallejo, Napa, Rohnert Park, Santa Rosa and Sonoma. Police reminded motorists to stop at darkened intersections.

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