NAPA, Calif. (KABC) -- A 65-year-old woman who suffered a head injury during last month's earthquake in Napa Valley has died, sheriff's officials said. Shaking from the Napa quake was strong enough to send large objects flying, said state geologist John Parrish. In the 1994 Northridge earthquake, for instance, a 28-year-old man died after he was struck by a microwave oven when his mobile home collapsed. NAPA, CA - AUGUST 26: A crack runs down the center of an earthquake-damaged street on August 26, 2014 in Napa, California. Officials have sent mobile testing to communities in the East San Fernando Valley and South L.A., where coronavirus infections have nearly doubled. Why is that metric important? The geyser is powered by geothermal forces below the surface and is said to be a reliable earthquake predictor. Her death is the first to be blamed on the Aug. 24 earthquake. Map: Pair of earthquakes rattle Morgan Hill Some 25 miles away, Vallejo didn’t escape damage — mostly crumbling chimneys, especially on the commandants’ houses on Mare Island. They just need to,” Johnson said. “She was everybody’s favorite aunt. Laurie Anne Thompson, 65, … The anniversary is also an opportunity to remind everyone to prepare for the next earthquake.”, Dodd was in his Napa home at 3:20 a.m. when the ground shook violently. Gathering his senses, he checked on his daughter’s home and his son’s. Map: More earthquakes in recent seismic hot spot near California line “We were closed for safety and inspections, and not sure what the outcome would be. Johnson urged people to take blows to the head seriously and get medically evaluated as soon as possible. Updated at 1:20 p.m. At least 87 people were injured early Sunday morning after the largest earthquake to hit California’s Napa Valley in 25 years struck near the Bay Area. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg). He is helped by his sons Stefan and Jules. His new approach is more dangerous. “She was fine. Even before the Aug. 24 earthquake, the Napa Firefighters Museum was living on borrowed time. The South Napa earthquake along the San Andreas Fault reached 6.0, caused roughly $1 billion in damage, injured 200, killed one and jolted plenty of nerves. There was no deviation in her behavior. She gave her nephew an alarm clock with her voice screaming, ‘Wake up!’ She was the goofy one, she was a great mom, and she was super funny.”. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. The largest earthquake to hit the San Francisco Bay area in 25 years has claimed its first death, about two weeks after the tremor. People were walking the streets in their night clothes,” Sedgley said Friday afternoon by phone. Local . Judge freezes assets of famed L.A. lawyer Tom Girardi, citing millions unpaid to clients. Marks said an extensive “and expensive” retrofit in the early 1990s paid off. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg), NAPA, CA - AUGUST 24: A worker looks at a pile of wine bottles that were thrown from the shelves at Van's Liquors following a reported 6.0 earthquake on August 24, 2014 in Napa, California. Another two people were crushed under hundreds of pounds of books, model trains and other collectibles. “It was like Armageddon. Later that morning, Thompson told her daughter she was fine besides a dull headache, for which she had taken aspirin. “There are people that don’t take it seriously. A 65-year-old woman who was struck by a falling television has become the first known fatality from the 6.0-magnitude earthquake in southern Napa County last … Doctors discovered she had suffered a massive subdural hematoma – in which bleeding fills the brain. 2.4 magnitude earthquake 2020-12-04 10:55:59 UTC at 10:55 December 04, 2020 UTC Location: Epicenter at 38.815, -122.812 7.2 km from Cobb (4.2 miles) “We are so grateful for the church members who had the foresight to take on the retrofit project that saved our church 20 years later,” Marks said. The earthquake that jolted California's wine capital may have caused at least $1 billion in property damage, but it also added impetus to the state's effort to develop an early warning system that might offer a few precious seconds for residents to duck under desks, trains to slow down and utility lines to be powered down before the seismic waves reach them. Death toll reaches 38 in earthquake that hit Turkey, Greek island. President Obama, pictured, declared an emergency in California allowing federal aid to be sent to the Napa County area which suffered $400 million of damage after the August 24 earthquake. Upscale home for dementia patients sued over deaths in COVID-19 outbreak. They had way more damage than I did.”, Older homes “got knocked off their foundations, a lot of chimneys crumbling, a lot of homes red-tagged unsafe,” Dodd said. Laurie told her daughter, when the quake hit she was awake, sitting in a chair watching TV. First death reported from Napa 6.0 earthquake. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images), NAPA, CA - AUGUST 24: Workers clean up piles of bottles that were thrown from the shelves at Van's Liquors following a reported 6.0 earthquake on August 24, 2014 in Napa, California. A 6.0 earthquake rocked the San Francisco Bay Area shortly after 3:00 am on Sunday morning causing damage to buildings and sending at least 70 people to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries. 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