Monthly Archives: June 2020

26 June, 2020

Remembering the 1925 Santa Barbara Earthquake

By |2020-06-26T17:16:17+00:00June 26th, 2020|Related News|

On June 29, 1925 at 6:42 a.m. reported Santa Barbara shaking for 18 seconds. The Richter scale was not yet invented, but semiologists estimate the main shock was 6.3 magnitude and the epicenter located offshore.

For more info, please read the original article by Santa Maria Times :
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25 June, 2020

The quake that hit central California triggers rock slide

By |2020-06-25T17:06:47+00:00June 25th, 2020|Related News|

The earthquake that hit central California on Wednesday caused a rock slide that send a boulders crashing into a camping area.

For more info, please read the original article by Fox News:
https://www.foxnews.com/us/earthquake-california-whitney-portal-landslide-boulder-camping-area-rockslide-epicenter

23 June, 2020

A massive 7.4 magnitude earthquake hit Central Mexico

By |2020-06-23T17:09:48+00:00June 23rd, 2020|Related News|

A 7.4 earthquake hit at 10:29 a.m. and it was centered along the Pacific coast of Oaxaca state.

For more info, please read the original article by Bloomberg News:
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-06-23/powerful-earthquake-shake-southern-central-meico

12 June, 2020

Riverside Community Forum to Discuss “Coming Together for A Brighter Future”

By |2020-06-17T03:57:42+00:00June 12th, 2020|Press Release|

Watch Facebook Live at 6 p.m. Friday, June 12

RIVERSIDE, CA — A frank discussion of the struggles and needs of people in the Riverside area will be held during a Facebook Live digital online program at 6 p.m. Friday, June 12.

Riverside residents are welcome to […]

8 June, 2020

A 4.3-magnitute earthquake hit near Ridgecrest

By |2020-06-08T23:28:46+00:00June 8th, 2020|Related News|

A 4.3-magnitude earthquake struck last night at 9:15 p.m. an area about 14 miles east of Ridgecrest, according to the US Geological Survey.

For more info, please read the original article by KGET:
https://www.kget.com/news/local-news/4-3-magnitude-quake-strikes-east-of-ridgecrest/

4 June, 2020

Retrofits Lower Risks, Insurance Costs for S.D.’s new Grim Scenario

By |2020-06-17T23:49:03+00:00June 4th, 2020|Earthquake Insurance, Earthquake Retrofit Benefits, SDCAA|

San Diego is more seriously at risk of earthquake devastation than previously thought.

A new, five-year study unveiled this year by the Engineering and Environmental Research Institute projects grim outcomes for the San Diego area should the Rose Canyon fault explode with a devastating 6.9-magnitude earthquake:

  • $38 billion in building and […]
3 June, 2020

Seismic Retrofits Make Good Business Sense. Here’s Why

By |2020-06-18T00:05:16+00:00June 3rd, 2020|AACSC, Earthquake Retrofits, Earthquake Safety, Seismic Retrofit, seismic retrofit safety|

Saving lives is the ultimate concern when preparing for an earthquake, but building retrofits bring so many cost benefits that they make good business sense as well. 

Retrofits enhance a building’s value by extending its longevity and making it safer for the people who occupy it. But there are […]