About the California Earthquake Authority

The California Earthquake Authority (CEA) encourages Californians to reduce their risk of earthquake loss. We are a not-for-profit, publicly managed, privately funded provider of home earthquake insurance to California homeowners and renters. 

  • Learn about earthquake risk: CEA risk education and loss mitigation programs joined with earthquake insurance protection help you prepare for and recover from damaging earthquakes.
  • Choose CEA insurance: Get peace of mind from knowing you can afford to repair, rebuild, or replace your covered property damaged by an earthquake. 
  • Buy today: Get CEA insurance through your home insurance company

Every day is earthquake season in California®


About the Governors Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES)  

Cal OES is responsible for the coordination of overall state agency response to major disasters in support of local government. The office is responsible for assuring the state’s readiness to respond to and recover from all hazards – natural, manmade, war-caused emergencies and disasters – and for assisting local governments in their emergency preparedness, response, recovery, and hazard mitigation efforts.