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Follow Essential Earthquake Safety Tips

Most Californians live within 30 miles of an active fault. We want to help you get prepared before the next damaging earthquake with earthquake safety tips for your home and family.

August 31, 2021

What are Earthquake Hazards?

Earthquakes shake the ground we live on, but they also cause ruptures within the earth, trigger landslides and may even turn soil to liquid. Every part of California has some level of earthquake risk, but some of them can be mitigated. It is important to learn about how the seismic hazards where you live can affect your home and possibly an entire region during an earthquake.

July 30, 2021

California Earthquake Probabilities

Scientists say there is more than a 99 percent chance of at least one earthquake of magnitude 6.7 or greater striking anywhere in California in the next 30 years. It is a fact of life living in California that an earthquake can occur anywhere, anytime, any day. While it is not a matter of if, but when—and no one can predict when or where a major earthquake will strike—you can prepare yourself and your family before the next one hits by understanding earthquake probabilities.

June 30, 2021

Protecting Your House from Earthquake Damage

Read our blog to find out the safest ways to protect your house from earthquakes and mitigate damage!

May 28, 2021

Is a Seismic Retrofit Worth it in California?

If you live in California and your house was built before 1980 and has a raised foundation, experts say there is a good chance your house needs to be retrofitted. Strengthening your house with a seismic retrofit is a good way to help prevent costly earthquake damage.

April 30, 2021

What is Earthquake Retrofitting?

Read our blog to find out what a seismic retrofit is and why you should consider getting it done.

March 24, 2021

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