By Keith Laing
California lawmakers tweeted their concerns after a 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck northern California on Sunday morning.
Our hearts & prayers are w all affected by this AM's #quake, esp those in hardest hit areas in Napa. Thanks to our brave 1st responders!— Nancy Pelosi (@NancyPelosi) August 24, 2014
This morning the Bay Area felt the most powerful quake since Loma Prieta. Hoping those affected stay safe and recover quickly.— Sen Dianne FeinsteinDianne FeinsteinJudiciary Dems seek hearing on voting rights Intel leaders push controversial encryption draft Democrats block energy spending bill over Iran amendment MORE (@SenFeinstein) August 24, 2014
I encourage all in the Bay Area to follow guidance from public officials and safety teams as they respond to this earthquake.— Sen Dianne Feinstein (@SenFeinstein) August 24, 2014
The earthquake, which was centered in the Napa Valley, was the largest quake to hit the Bay Area in almost 25 years, according to the U.S. Geological Service.
The quake woke up residents, knocked out power and shook items from shelves, according to media reports.