California is known for its earthquakes, yet many homeowners are underinsured and many think it’s too pricey. Why is that? “What are we going to do when no-one has insurance and everyone has damage?” remarked the University of California, Berkeley earthquake expert Mary Comerio.
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During recent years citizens of Oklahoma have been feeling earthquakes. Earthquakes in Oklahoma and Kansas have been on the rise, due to water waste injections a product by the oil and gas operations. A new model developed by Stanford University researchers incorporates earthquake physics and the Earth’s […]
The “Big One” will hit sooner than later. Can we predict when it will hit? The answer is, no. John Vidale, director of the Southern California Earthquake Center, warned the Big One will one day hit California. All we know that it will happen, and we have to be prepare […]
New findings on small earthquakes in California’s San Bernardino basin reveals something odd is happening underground. The study, published in Geophysical Research Letters, looked at deformation patterns for thousands of quakes below the San Jacinto and San Andreas faults.
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On Monday Federal officials said a Salt Lake program received a $1.9 million grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency that will help pay to protect 100 city homes from earthquakes. A survey released in 2016 from the U.S. Geological Survey and a Utah Geological Survey explained there is a […]
Nearly around 500 Pasadena property owners will receive a letter from the city informing them they may need to be seismic retrofit to meet new, toughened earthquake safety standards. The city has been working since May to develop an ordinance for “soft-story” structures. The ordinance is to appear before the […]
Early Sunday morning residents of Lake Henshaw were woken up by a small tremor of 3.3. Some light shaking was felt across San Diego County. It occurred on the Julian section of the Elsinore fault.
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Ab 2681 is a bill by Assemblyman Adrin Nazarian (D-North Hollywood) that is currently awaiting Governor Jerry Brown signature. The bill would require all the cities and counties of California to make a list of potentially vulnerable buildings that could be damaged or collapse in an event of an earthquake. […]