San Francisco rocked by magnitude 6.0 earthquake

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A magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck near Napa, California, about 50 miles (80.5km) South-west of Sacramento, the state capital and 6.7 miles (10.8km) deep. 120 people have been taken to hospital. Although most were for minor injuries, three people are in a critical condition. According to the United States Geological Survey, damage from the earthquake could reach $1bn but it is very early days in assessing the damage. In one incident six mobile park homes caught fire and in another a swimming p