June 2019 Newsletter.
A recent magnitude 8 earthquake in Peru caused little damage, while another several years ago killed hundreds and damaged tens of thousands of structures. Why is it that quakes of the same magnitude can […]
May 2019 Newsletter.
To many of us, the 1990s don’t seem all that long ago, but 30 years can make a lot of difference when it comes to the seismic safety of our buildings.
Case in point: The […]
April 2019 Newsletter.
“Did someone forget to pay the earthquake bill?” That was the question posed in the title of a study by UCLA geophysicist David Jackson, who warned that an uncommon absence of major earthquakes in […]