Clean up begins after powerful California earthquake

A major clean up operation has begun in northern California after it was struck by a powerful 6.1 magnitude earthquake.

Dozens of people were injured, two of them seriously and buildings were damaged after the earthquake hit the city of Napa.

California governor Jerry Brown also declared a state of emergency after water mains were damaged and gas leaks reported.

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California hospital 'treats over 70 patients' after quake

A large earthquake caused significant damage in California's northern Bay Area early Sunday, sending at least 70 people to a hospital, igniting fires, knocking out power to tens of thousands and sending residents running out of their homes in the darkness.

Vanessa DeGier, spokeswoman for Queen of the Valley hospital in Napa, told the Associated Press the facility has treated more than 70 people, most for cuts, bumps and bruises.

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