Monthly Archives: February 2019

27 February, 2019

Pasadena City Council approves modified ‘Soft Story’ retrofit ordinance

By |2019-02-27T20:35:25+00:00February 27th, 2019|Related News|

The Pasadena City Council approved the creation of an ordinance requiring retrofit for wood soft-story residential buildings citywide. The council amended the original recommendation to remove buildings with four or fewer units and adjust the timeline.

For more info, please read the original article by Pasadena Now :

27 February, 2019

It is highly likely that Japan will be hit by a huge earthquake causing widespread damage and tsunamis within the next three decades

By |2019-02-27T18:52:11+00:00February 27th, 2019|Related News|

A team of government analysis said the risk of an earthquake of 7 and 7.5 striking Japan Trench, off the country’s east coast in the next 30 years is up to 90%. Hirata and his team split Japan Trench into sections. Based on the number of big quakes seen before, […]

26 February, 2019

Norwalk hit with a 3.3 earthquake

By |2019-02-26T18:45:15+00:00February 26th, 2019|Related News|

An earthquake hit Norwalk around 1:51 am with a magnitude of 3.3. According to the USGS, the epicenter was two miles from Artesia, two miles from Bellflower, and two miles from Cerritos.

For more info, please read the original article by LA Times:


25 February, 2019

The threat of an earthquake is, a serious issue today in Taiwan

By |2019-02-25T18:20:07+00:00February 25th, 2019|Related News|

A lot of earthquake occur in Taiwan. Recently, more than 700 seismic sensors were deployed around Taiwan to detect movement. The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) is the government agency responsible for earthquake monitoring and relevant warning issue in Taiwan.

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

25 February, 2019

Researchers Cite Cost Benefits to Earthquake Retrofits

By |2019-03-15T23:40:43+00:00February 25th, 2019|AACSC, Earthquake Retrofit Benefits, Earthquake Retrofits, Earthquake Retrofits Cost|

-Appeared on Apartment Association California, Southern Cities (AACSC).

Southern California recently observed the 25th anniversary of the Northridge Earthquake — a 6.7- magnitude blind-reverse thrust that in 1994 caused $67 billion in widespread damage.

It was deemed, and still remains, one of the nation’s […]

22 February, 2019

Ecuador’s Border with Peru hit by a 7.5 Magnitude earthquake

By |2019-02-22T19:22:16+00:00February 22nd, 2019|Related News|

Residents of Ecuador were awoken at 5:19 am when a powerful 7.2 earthquake struck. Geologists said, the earthquake isn’t likely to trigger a tsunami. So far, no reports of damages.

For more info, please read the original article by NPR:

21 February, 2019

Six earthquakes rocked the ground across Alaska this morning

By |2019-02-21T18:52:16+00:00February 21st, 2019|Related News|

Alaska has been struck by six earthquakes within only minutes Thursday morning many people are referring the worst. The quake hit between 6:45 am and 6:57 am GMT. The quake ranged in magnitude from 2.6 to 3.5. No reports of injuries or damage have been reported.

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20 February, 2019

Utah hit with a 4.0-magnitude earthquake today

By |2019-02-20T18:34:08+00:00February 20th, 2019|Related News|

Early Wednesday residents of Utah felt a 4.0-magnitude earthquake and it’s the fourth quake about 3.0 to strike Beehive State within the last week. No reports of damaged have been reported.

For more info, please read the original article by fox13: