Monthly Archives: October 2019

30 October, 2019

6.6 earthquake hit Philippine Island of Mindanao on Tuesday

By |2019-10-30T17:10:54+00:00October 30th, 2019|Related News|

The 6.6 magnitude earthquake that hit Philippine Island of Mindanao on Tuesday caused people to flee from their homes, and caused structural damage to buildings and killing at least seven people.

For more info, please read the original article by NY Times:
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/10/28/world/asia/philippines-earthquake-mindanao.html

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28 October, 2019

AAOC and Optimum Seismic Offer Free Workshop Nov. 19 On Earthquake Vulnerability & Retrofitting 101

By |2019-10-30T17:03:37+00:00October 28th, 2019|Press Release|

Learn if Your Rental Property is at Risk… and What You Can Do about It.

The Apartment Association of Orange County and Optimum Seismic will sponsor a free informational workshop on seismic retrofitting and steps owners can take to protect rental property investments.

In addition to more cities starting to consider […]

28 October, 2019

Pasadena Earthquake Workshop to Stress Resiliency To Protect Business Properties and Tenants

By |2019-10-28T22:15:14+00:00October 28th, 2019|Press Release|

“Earthquake Awareness: Protect Your Property and Tenants” will be the subject of a free lunchtime workshop of the Pasadena Chamber of Commerce and Civic Association on at 11:30 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 4 at the Brookside Golf Club.

”Californians live and work in earthquake country. This summer’s experience in the Ridgecrest area, […]

28 October, 2019

Dr. Frank Jobe Memorial Gala Raises Funds to Benefit Student Athletes at La Sierra University

By |2019-10-31T18:14:21+00:00October 28th, 2019|Press Release|

La Sierra University’s Frank Jobe Memorial Gala was attended by hundreds of Riverside area dignitaries on Wednesday, October 23 at the Riverside Convention Center.

Proceeds from this event will benefit athletics scholarships, enabling athletes to pursue both their competitive and educational dreams at La Sierra University.

“It was a great pleasure to […]

28 October, 2019

A 3.3 earthquake rattled the Kincade Fire

By |2019-10-28T17:55:31+00:00October 28th, 2019|Related News|

A 3.3 magnitude earthquake stuck at 1:10 a.m. a few miles away from the Kincade Fire. Luckily the earthquake didn’t cause any more harm. Another 80,000 homes, businesses, and other buildings were threatened by the blaze.

For more info, please read the original article by USA Today:
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24 October, 2019

Optimum Seismic Exhibits at League of California Cities Annual Conference & Expo

By |2019-10-28T23:20:14+00:00October 24th, 2019|Press Release|

City officials from throughout the state of California met with leading experts in seismic retrofit contracting from Optimum Seismic during the League of California Cities’ Annual Conference & Expo on October 16-17 at the Long Beach Convention Center.

“Optimum Seismic was very proud to be involved for […]

24 October, 2019

Machu Picchu hit with earthquakes, while it was being built

By |2019-10-24T16:57:00+00:00October 24th, 2019|Related News|

Machu Picchu is one of the seven wonders of the world, but when it was being built it suffered through at least two earthquakes a new study suggests. The earthquakes not only damaged walls, but a change in construction techniques occurred.

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

22 October, 2019

Gov. Gavin Newsom has unveiled an earthquake early alert app in California

By |2019-10-22T18:23:35+00:00October 22nd, 2019|Related News|

Gov. Gavin Newsom unveiled an earthquake early alert app in California. The MyShake app created by UC Berkeley is the first statewide earthquake early alert app for California.

For more info, please read the original article by USC Annenberg Media:
http://www.uscannenbergmedia.com/2019/10/22/californias-first-statewide-earthquake-app-will-send-early-alerts-to-people/

21 October, 2019

Another fault besides the San Andreas can produce a magnitude 8 earthquake

By |2019-10-21T16:15:39+00:00October 21st, 2019|Related News|

A study released last Thursday warned that the Garlock fault, which runs through the Mojave Desert in southern California has been moving for the first time on record

For more info, please read the original article by Business Insider:
https://www.businessinsider.com/california-fault-creep-the-big-one-2019-10

21 October, 2019

4.6 earthquake hit off Oregon’s coast

By |2019-10-21T16:11:01+00:00October 21st, 2019|Related News|

A magnitude 4.6 earthquake hit Monday morning off the Oregon coast becomes the fifth to strike off the coast. It hit at 6.47 a.m. About 120 miles west of Bandon.

For more info, please read the original article by OregonLive.com:
https://www.oregonlive.com/news/2019/10/magnitude-46-earthquake-off-oregon-coast-marks-fifth-this-month.html