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Anniversary of 1987 Whittier Narrows earthquake offers reminder to Californians to reduce their risk of loss from earthquakes

(SACRAMENTO) Sunday marks the 30th anniversary of the 1987 magnitude-5.9 Whittier Narrows earthquake—reported to have caused $358 million in property damage (equivalent to about $760 million today).* ...

September 27, 2017 | Download (PDF)

National Preparedness Month is an opportunity to plan for damaging earthquakes

National Preparedness Month each September provides an opportunity to act on the frequent advice of scientists, community leaders and emergency managers: Get informed about the different types of emergencies that could happen in your area and take steps to prepare for them. ...

September 01, 2017 | Download (PDF)

California Earthquake Authority continues to see strong interest in earthquake insurance

The California Earthquake Authority (CEA) ended its second quarter of 2017 with more than 950,000 policies in force—continuing a trend of increased earthquake insurance sales that began in 2016. ...

July 31, 2017 | Download (PDF)

Anniversary of 1952 earthquake reminds Californians to prepare for the unexpected

Today marks the 65th anniversary of the 1952 magnitude-7.5 Kern County earthquake—the largest earthquake to strike Southern California since the 1870s. ...

July 21, 2017 | Download (PDF)

California Earthquake Authority-sponsored auction, coordinated by iHeartMedia, surpasses $1 million raised to benefit American Red Cross in California

The sixth annual Get Prepared, California! Auction, sponsored by the California Earthquake Authority (CEA) and coordinated by iHeartMedia, raised more than $171,000 this year for American Red Cross disaster-preparedness and relief efforts in California. ...

May 15, 2017 | Download (PDF)

California Earthquake Authority creates online tool to evaluate a house’s vulnerability to earthquake damage

The California Earthquake Authority (CEA) has created a free online tool—called QuakeGrade™—to help home inspection specialists evaluate a house’s vulnerability to earthquake damage. ...

May 05, 2017 | Download (PDF)
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