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.
27 February, 2019

It is highly likely that Japan will be hit by a huge earthquake causing widespread damage and tsunamis within the next three decades

By |2019-02-27T18:52:11+00:00February 27th, 2019|Related News|

A team of government analysis said the risk of an earthquake of 7 and 7.5 striking Japan Trench, off the country’s east coast in the next 30 years is up to 90%. Hirata and his team split Japan Trench into sections. Based on the number of big quakes seen before, […]

26 February, 2019

Norwalk hit with a 3.3 earthquake

By |2019-02-26T18:45:15+00:00February 26th, 2019|Related News|

An earthquake hit Norwalk around 1:51 am with a magnitude of 3.3. According to the USGS, the epicenter was two miles from Artesia, two miles from Bellflower, and two miles from Cerritos.

For more info, please read the original article by LA Times:


25 February, 2019

The threat of an earthquake is, a serious issue today in Taiwan

By |2019-02-25T18:20:07+00:00February 25th, 2019|Related News|

A lot of earthquake occur in Taiwan. Recently, more than 700 seismic sensors were deployed around Taiwan to detect movement. The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) is the government agency responsible for earthquake monitoring and relevant warning issue in Taiwan.

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

25 February, 2019

Researchers Cite Cost Benefits to Earthquake Retrofits

By |2019-03-15T23:40:43+00:00February 25th, 2019|AACSC, Earthquake Retrofit Benefits, Earthquake Retrofits, Earthquake Retrofits Cost|

-Appeared on Apartment Association California, Southern Cities (AACSC).

Southern California recently observed the 25th anniversary of the Northridge Earthquake — a 6.7- magnitude blind-reverse thrust that in 1994 caused $67 billion in widespread damage.

It was deemed, and still remains, one of the nation’s […]

22 February, 2019

Ecuador’s Border with Peru hit by a 7.5 Magnitude earthquake

By |2019-02-22T19:22:16+00:00February 22nd, 2019|Related News|

Residents of Ecuador were awoken at 5:19 am when a powerful 7.2 earthquake struck. Geologists said, the earthquake isn’t likely to trigger a tsunami. So far, no reports of damages.

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

21 February, 2019

Six earthquakes rocked the ground across Alaska this morning

By |2019-02-21T18:52:16+00:00February 21st, 2019|Related News|

Alaska has been struck by six earthquakes within only minutes Thursday morning many people are referring the worst. The quake hit between 6:45 am and 6:57 am GMT. The quake ranged in magnitude from 2.6 to 3.5. No reports of injuries or damage have been reported.

For more […]

20 February, 2019

Utah hit with a 4.0-magnitude earthquake today

By |2019-02-20T18:34:08+00:00February 20th, 2019|Related News|

Early Wednesday residents of Utah felt a 4.0-magnitude earthquake and it’s the fourth quake about 3.0 to strike Beehive State within the last week. No reports of damaged have been reported.

For more info, please read the original article by fox13:

19 February, 2019

The clock is ticking for the next Hayward Fault earthquake, in fact, it is overdue

By |2019-02-19T17:56:48+00:00February 19th, 2019|Related News|

Experts have been saying the next big quake along the Hayward Fault is actually overdue. The area is heavily populated and developed. Is the Bay area prepared? The USGS believes a lot more must be done. “Organizations like the USGS estimate that the next quake will be […]

15 February, 2019

The State Emergency Management Agency will host its first Missouri Earthquake Summit

By |2019-02-15T21:03:27+00:00February 15th, 2019|Related News|

On Wednesday, Feb 20 the State Emergency Management Agency will host its first Missouri Earthquake Summit in Sikeston. Some of the topics that are going to be covered include earthquake response planning and strengthening community preparedness.

For more info, please read the original article by KFVS12: