Monthly Archives: November 2018

30 November, 2018

A 7.0-magnitude earthquake hit Alaska Friday

By |2018-11-30T19:33:37+00:00November 30th, 2018|Related News|

The 7.0 magnitude earthquake hit Alaska, eight miles north of Anchorage and caused authorities to announce a tsunami warning.
“Reports of road damage have been confirmed, including International Airport Road,” Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport said from its official Twitter account. More information to come.

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30 November, 2018

California approves rate reduction for earthquake policyholders

By |2018-11-30T18:23:37+00:00November 30th, 2018|Related News|

Dave Jones, California Insurance Commissioner has just approved a rate reduction for California Earthquake Authority residential earthquake policyholders that he says, “will bring millions of dollars in premium savings for 10s if thousands of homeowners and renters in the state.”

For more info, please read the original article by […]

30 November, 2018

San Diego now has more vulnerable buildings and infrastructure

By |2018-11-30T18:21:23+00:00November 30th, 2018|Related News|

Dr. Lucy Jones told San Diego officials they should considered replacement of aging water pipes and completing an inventory of local buildings, especially unreinforced brick buildings. Dr. Lucy Jones said water system is a city’s most crucial and vulnerable point in earthquake because the shake can cause cracks in the […]

29 November, 2018

3.9 Earthquake hit parts of San Diego County

By |2018-11-29T18:10:18+00:00November 29th, 2018|Related News|

The San Jacinto fault produced another earthquake early Thursday morning at 5:48 a.m. The quake center was 12 miles southeast of Ocotillo Wells. The quake was felt in places like Alpine, San Diego, Spring Valley, Oceanside and Valley Center.

For more info, please read the original article by San […]

28 November, 2018

The U.S. House of Representatives has passed a bill that will update national earthquake preparedness programs.

By |2018-11-28T19:11:23+00:00November 28th, 2018|Related News|

Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski and Democrat Sen. Dianne Feinstein, introduced the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program Reauthorization Act, which passed by the Senate in September. The bill reauthorizes the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program. Initially passed in 1977. The bill will head to President Trump’s desk for final approval.

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28 November, 2018

A Japanese expert has warned that an earthquake with a magnitude of 7.4 could hit Turkey’s Marmara region

By |2018-11-28T19:07:24+00:00November 28th, 2018|Related News|

In 1999 in the Marmara region a 7.5 magnitude hit the Izmit. Now a Japanese expert has warned that an earthquake with a magnitude of 7.4 could hit Turkey’s Marmara region within the next 25 years. The Japanese expert noted that Turkey is an earthquake prone country and the Marmara […]

27 November, 2018

How Oregon is preparing for the “big one”

By |2018-11-27T22:33:33+00:00November 27th, 2018|Related News|

Andre Barbosa, associate professor in Civil Engineering said “From the structural engineering side we are not prepared for this. 80-85 percent of (Oregon’s) infrastructure has been built prior to us even having knowledge of this earthquake.” The effects of an earthquake last a life time, many people lose their loved […]

27 November, 2018

5.0 earthquake hits South Japan

By |2018-11-27T22:30:57+00:00November 27th, 2018|Related News|

On Tuesday morning Japan was hit with a 5.0 earthquake. There have been no reports of major damages or injuries, and no tsunami warning has been issued.

For more info, please read the original article by Khaleej Times:
https://www.khaleejtimes.com/international/rest-of-asia/earthquake-of-magnitude-50-hits-south-japan-no-tsunami-warning

27 November, 2018

2016 Earthquake caused New Zealand’s North and South Islands closer

By |2018-11-27T00:01:38+00:00November 27th, 2018|Related News|

Scientists from GNS Science have found the 2016 7.8 ‘Kaikoura earthquake’ that hit New Zealand has caused the North and South islands to move closer to each other. The Kaikoura earthquake was one of the most complicated earthquakes in the world. Geologists believe such events occur only once every 5,000-10,000 […]