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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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'Dozens injured' after earthquake hits San Francisco area

Dozens of people were injured, two of them seriously, when a 6.1 magnitude earthquake hit the city of Napa in the wine-producing region of northern California, the city government said.

Four mobile homes were destroyed and two more were still on fire in the northern part of the city, a statement said.

The city government said there were 50 gas main breaks, 30 water main leaks and damage to historic buildings as well as to commercial properties.

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