Ali Sahabi, GEC

Ali Sahabi

About Ali Sahabi

Ali Sahabi has been a licensed General Engineering Contractor (GEC) since 1993, and is a principal at Optimum Seismic, Inc. He has completed hundreds of seismic retrofitting and adaptive reuse projects for multifamily residential, commercial, and industrial buildings throughout California.
21 May, 2020

500 Or More Earthquakes Have Hit Nevada

By |2020-05-21T17:51:20+00:00May 21st, 2020|Related News|

After the 6.5 magnitude earthquake that his Nevada last week on May 15, hundreds of aftershocks have followed. A dozen aftershocks of 4.5 aftershocks of 4.5 and above and 500 quakes of 2.5 and above have been recorded near Tonopah since the 6.5 quake.

For more info, please read […]

14 May, 2020

South Australia hit with an earthquake

By |2020-05-14T18:42:23+00:00May 14th, 2020|Related News|

A 4.2 magnitude earthquake hit South Australia at 3:25 pm (ACST). It struck near Burra, north of Adelaide, at a depth of 3km.

For more info, please read the original article by 9News:

11 May, 2020

4.5 Magnitude Earthquake Hit Socal

By |2020-05-11T16:27:08+00:00May 11th, 2020|Related News|

A 4.5 magnitude earthquake hit Ocotillo Wells yesterday at 3:07 p.m. The USGS says tremors from the earthquake were felt throughout San Diego County. No reports of injury or damage.

For more info, please read the original article by Fox5:

6 May, 2020

A 6.9 earthquake has struck in the Banda Sea off the coast of Indonesia

By |2020-05-06T17:07:32+00:00May 6th, 2020|Related News|

An earthquake of 6.9 magnitude hit the Banda Sea off the coast of Indonesia. The Indonesia Tsunami Service Provider has said the earthquake is not capable of generating a tsunami effect in the Indian Ocean region

For more info, please read the original article by The Independent:

4 May, 2020

Pandemic Opens Eyes to Other Risks, Potential Disasters

By |2020-05-08T17:10:50+00:00May 4th, 2020|COVID-19, earthquake preparedness, Earthquake Protection, SDCAA|

Reaction to last month’s 4.9-magnitude earthquake in Anza was the same for just about everybody who felt it: That’s the LAST thing we need right now.

Striking in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, and felt throughout San Diego, Orange and western Riverside counties, the quake jolted us into realizing the […]

3 May, 2020

Pandemic Turns Thoughts to Other Catastrophic Threats

By |2020-05-08T17:08:21+00:00May 3rd, 2020|AACSC, COVID-19, earthquake preparedness, Earthquake Protection|

The COVID-19 pandemic has us all thinking differently about what it means to be prepared for widespread calamity.

The virus raged into our communities somewhat unexpectedly, much like an earthquake or other natural catastrophe might, and the impacts under these real and projected scenarios are the same: lives lost, hundreds hospitalized, […]

2 May, 2020

COVID-19: A Reminder of O.C.’s Vulnerability

By |2020-05-08T17:08:32+00:00May 2nd, 2020|AAOC, COVID-19, earthquake preparedness, Earthquake Protection|

Orange County’s response to the novel coronavirus pandemic was like much of the rest of California: lives lost, businesses closed, social distancing enforced, and most everyone told to wait it out in the isolation of their homes.

These have been unprecedented times, and in many ways the experience has heightened our […]

1 May, 2020

Pandemic Turns Thoughts to Other Disaster-Related Threats

By |2020-05-08T17:08:40+00:00May 1st, 2020|AAGLA, COVID-19, earthquake preparedness, Earthquake Protection|

All of us by now have experienced the widespread economic impacts of the novel coronavirus pandemic, whether from business closures, confinement to our homes, unemployment, working remotely, or unavailability of services we have come to depend on.  Disruption has been extensive.

And it’s likely that most of us know someone who […]