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Aftermath Photo Of California Earthquake

A building is seen destroyed following a reported 6.0 earthquake on August 24, 2014 in Napa, California.(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

A building is seen destroyed following a reported 6.0 earthquake on August 24, 2014 in Napa, California.(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

A magnitude 6.0 earthquake hit California’s northern c early Sunday morning, injuring at least 172 people.

The quake, the biggest in the region in 25 years, hit at 3:20 a.m. (1020 GMT) (1120 BST).

It was centered 6 miles (10 km) south of the city of Napa or about 50 miles northeast of San Francisco.

Historic buildings were damaged and homes were set on fire.

The quake went for about 50 seconds.

On Sunday afternoon, at least 33 buildings in the city are red tagged which means they are not safe to be entered.

Here are some photos of the aftermath:

 

Photos: Asiana Airlines Flight 214 Crashed At San Francisco International Airport, 2 died, 305 survive

Credit to EuniceBirdRah

Credit to EuniceBirdRah

2 died and 305 survive when an Asiana Airlines Flight 214 from Seoul crash-land in San Francisco International Airport on Saturday, July 7, 2013.

The plane which originated from Shanghai crash-land after a 10-plus hour flight from  Incheon International Airport in Seoul to San Francisco after its tail broke of from the plane .

Both passengers who were killed were Chinese passport holders and their bodies were found outside of the aeroplane.

San Francisco fire Chief Joanne Hayes-White said:

“My understanding is that they were found on the runway.”

CNN reported that a fireball erupted after the Boeing 777 airliner hit the runway hard at around 11:30 a.m., rocked back and forth, spun around, sheered off the plane’s tail.

According to Asiana Airlines, 291 passengers and 16 crew members were on the flight.

All 307 have been accounted for.

The 291 passengers included 61 Americans, 77 South Koreans, 141 Chinese and one Japanese.

CNN reported that 182 passengers were taken to hospitals, including 49 passengers who were in ‘serious’ condition.

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