6.0 magnitude earthquake rocks California

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6.0 magnitude earthquake rocks California

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Dozens of people have been injured after a 6.0 magnitude earthquake hit northern California.

The quake struck in the city of Napa in the famous wine-producing region north of San Francisco at 3.20am local time on Sunday.

It is the strongest earthquake to hit the area in around 25 years.

The local hospital in Napa said it had treated 89 patients.

Around 40,000 homes and businesses lost power and there were numerous water main leaks and damage to gas mains.

The quake was strong enough to be felt throughout the Bay Area.