earthersWhen a magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck Napa Valley, California, on Sunday, August 24, residents from the area noticed strange flashes of light appearing in the sky. The local KPIX 5 newsroom was flooded with calls about a strange phenomenon of lights taking place in the sky. Some people thought the strange lights were UFO-generated, while the more practical ones thought that a transformer exploded in the distance. Some took to twitter to voice their bewilderment: “Everybody felt the earthquake but I’m the only one who saw the blue flashes in the sky??” said one Napa Valley resident. Another person tweeted, “Saw flashes of light that looked like lightning right after earthquake, then huge green flash north of Sebastopol.” More