Monthly Archives: March 2020

23 March, 2020

Croatia Hit With A 5.3 Magnitude Earthquake

By |2020-03-23T21:47:21+00:00March 23rd, 2020|Related News|

A 5.3 magnitude earthquake hit Croatia yesterday. The epic center was four miles north of the capital, Zagreb. Many buildings in the capital were damaged.

For more info, please read the original article by The Guardian:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/mar/22/croatia-earthquake-causes-widespread-damage-zagreb

19 March, 2020

Tips to Building Community Resilience to Disasters

By |2020-03-19T23:26:52+00:00March 19th, 2020|Earthquake Resilience|

The urgent need for disaster resilience becomes clearer with each news cycle. Business owners and community leaders must adopt strategies and practices that can help communities prepare for, respond to, and bounce back after disasters like major earthquakes. The following six steps can help your business or community achieve disaster […]

17 March, 2020

Optimum Seismic Team Exhibits at National Earthquake Conference in San Diego

By |2020-03-20T20:42:30+00:00March 17th, 2020|Press Release|

Program Highlights Earthquake Threats, Safety and Awareness

Representatives of Optimum Seismic, Inc., a leading California earthquake retrofit company, participated in the National Earthquake Conference 2020 in San Diego from March 3 to 6.

The dynamic conference featured the first public release of results from a new earthquake […]

11 March, 2020

Optimum Seismic Supports Latino Education and Advocacy Days (LEAD) at California State University San Bernardino

By |2020-03-18T22:18:02+00:00March 11th, 2020|Press Release|

Program Highlights Latino Experience, Opportunities and Success

Latino Education And Advocacy Days (LEAD) 2020 and Summit has been rescheduled for the week of Monday Sept 14 – Saturday Sept 19, which is Hispanic Heritage Month, because of the California Governor’s announcement last week, and the California State University’s directives, […]

11 March, 2020

Hundreds Of Homes Destroyed During The 4.9 Magnitude Earthquake in West Java

By |2020-03-11T17:57:33+00:00March 11th, 2020|Related News|

On Tuesday a magnitude 4.9 earthquake hit West Java and damaged more than 200 homes. There were no casualties and only a few injuries.

For more info, please read the original article by The Jakarta Post :
https://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2020/03/11/three-injured-hundreds-of-houses-damaged-after-magnitude-4-9-earthquake-in-west-java.html

9 March, 2020

Quake Threat Prompts Order to Drain California Reservoir

By |2020-03-10T17:20:10+00:00March 9th, 2020|Seismic Waves|

March 2020 Newsletter.

Puerto Rico’s struggles with recovery following a 6.4-magnitude earthquake in January underscore the importance of seismic resilience. FEMA estimates that thousands of Puerto Ricans are still living outdoors due to homes lost in […]

9 March, 2020

What Seattle is doing about Unreinforced Masonry Buildings?

By |2020-03-09T17:42:16+00:00March 9th, 2020|Related News|

For decades Seattle has been making a plan to deal with their unsafe unreinforced masonry buildings, the city has hired multiple consultants to do risk assessments. This year a state bill could help building owners finance retrofits is close to passing in Olympia.

For more info, please read the […]

9 March, 2020

A 5.8 magnitude earthquake hit off the coast of Northern California

By |2020-03-09T17:39:33+00:00March 9th, 2020|Related News|

On Sunday night the coast of northern California was hit with a 5.8 magnitude earthquake. No reports of damages were reported.

For more info, please read the original article by CNN:
https://www.cnn.com/2020/03/09/us/northern-california-5-8-earthquake/index.html

4 March, 2020

San Diego’s Rose Canyon Fault Is Active

By |2020-03-06T16:18:46+00:00March 4th, 2020|Related News|

A new landmark study shows just how a fault running through the heart of San Diego poses a much more serious threat than believed a generation ago.

For more info, please read the original article by LA Times:
https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2020-03-04/san-diego-earthquake-fault-danger