Southern California’s mountain ranges are a regional treasure, providing a spectacular backdrop to the communities that make Greater Los Angeles their home.
These natural beauties are the result of a complex web of earthquake faults – ranging in length from less than a mile to hundreds of miles long – crisscrossing […]
The most recent maps prepared by the California Geological Survey reveal that San Diego’s earthquake risk is significantly higher than previously thought.
Recent information reveals the region’s fault zones are significantly larger and far-reaching than assumed – stretching along the Rose Canyon Fault from La Jolla down through the airport and […]
Nobody knows exactly where or when the next major earthquake will strike, but we do know that quakes are inevitable in California and many other states.
It’s also clear what types of buildings will likely suffer the most damage from seismic shaking.
Beyond these basic points, it’s always best to assess your […]
Did you feel that jarring 4.0 magnitude jolt of an earthquake recently?
People across San Diego County reported feeling the Jan. 30 temblor, which struck near the Palomar Observatory but could be felt from Chula Vista to Escondido, and into parts of Riverside and Orange counties.
“It was really powerful,” Valerie Mitchell […]
San Diego’s earthquake risk is significantly higher than previously thought, according to recent maps prepared by the California Geological Survey.
Recent information reveals the region’s fault zones are significantly larger and far-reaching than previously assumed – stretching along the Rose Canyon fault, an extension of the Los Angeles Newport-Inglewood fault, which […]
I recently ran across the following question in a social media post:
Q: Is there a way to know how safe your apartment building is in case of an earthquake?
One person answered that if the apartment is still standing, it has survived everything until now — wrongly implying the building […]