Monthly Archives: April 2019

25 April, 2019

Scientist caught a tremor on Mars

By |2019-04-25T17:21:16+00:00April 25th, 2019|Related News|

On April 6th scientist caught a “quiet but distinct” tremor. They have been waiting for months for this to happen. Unlike Earth, Mars doesn’t have any tectonic plates that glide over the mantle. But like Earth, Mars has three layers. Scientist wish the “marsquake” was stronger.

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24 April, 2019

Vancouver to become a more resilient city

By |2019-04-24T17:49:53+00:00April 24th, 2019|Related News|

On Tuesday, Vancouver’s mayor and council heard its first report from Vancouver’s chief resiliency officer. The report is intended to prepare the city for earthquakes and flooding. The point is not just to survive the issue but to be able to function afterwards.

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23 April, 2019

Another Earthquake Hit The Philippines Today

By |2019-04-23T17:48:30+00:00April 23rd, 2019|Related News|

Another earthquake hit The Philippines this time is was 6.4. This earthquake is not connected to the one from yesterday. A lot of families were evacuated, while schools and government work in affected area were suspended to allow for building inspections and rescue work.

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23 April, 2019

Why Earthquake Retrofitting Your Buildings Is Good Business

By |2019-07-25T17:31:30+00:00April 23rd, 2019|Press Release|

Optimum Seismic,Inc ( Chief Operating Officer and Sustainability and Seismic Resilience expert Ali Sahabi, presents the economic benefits of retrofitting buildings to increase earthquake resilience on Wednesday, April 24 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The seminar will be held at the Beverly Hills/Greater Los Angeles Association of REALTORS® […]

22 April, 2019

A Powerful Earthquake Shook Northern Philippines killing 5 people

By |2019-04-22T17:33:47+00:00April 22nd, 2019|Related News|

On Monday the northern Philippines was hit with a 6.1 magnitude earthquake that killed at least five people in a collapsed building. Two other people that were take to the hospitals are doing well. Seventeen aftershocks have already been recorded by the state seismology institute. The Philippines is used to […]

19 April, 2019

Every 3 minutes a earthquake happens in Southern California

By |2019-04-19T18:52:50+00:00April 19th, 2019|Related News|

A new study, published in Science, found an earthquake strikes every 3 minutes. The information was gathered from 2008 and 2018. It found that Southern California experienced a 1.81 million temblors during that decade. Most of the earthquakes are weak and humans don’t feel them. The new updated catalog promises […]

18 April, 2019

The 1906 San Francisco earthquake was one of the worst natural disasters in U.S. history

By |2019-04-18T19:20:42+00:00April 18th, 2019|Related News|

During the earthquake in 1906 San Francisco was destroyed. Ever since then the Bay Area has increased from 400,000 to 7.7 million people. San Francisco along with Daly City, Santa Rosa, Sunnyvale, and San Jose were the worst cities to be during the 1906 earthquake. If that earthquake were to […]

16 April, 2019

New Seismic Hazard Zone Map Reveals most dangerous parts of Bay Area

By |2019-04-16T18:46:08+00:00April 16th, 2019|Related News|

A report this month by The California Geological Survey (CGS) released a new Seismic Hazard Zone revealed the most dangerous places in the Bay Area during liquefaction and landslides following a major earthquake. “The highest hazard areas are concentrated in regions of man-made landfill, especially fill that was placed many […]

15 April, 2019

A repeat of the most powerful earthquake in San Francisco’s history would knock out

By |2019-04-15T20:55:15+00:00April 15th, 2019|Related News|

This Thursday marks the anniversary of San Francisco’s 1906 7.9 magnitude earthquake that destroyed the city. According to the state and federal projections if an earthquake of that magnitude hit today. “If a quake like that were to strike along the San Andreas Fault today, building damage would eclipse $98 […]