Rising Out of the Rubble, Art Deco Style

Art Deco architecture in Napier, North Island, New Zealand

Napier, a charming seaside town located on the eastern coast of New Zealand’s North Island, is known for its unique art deco architecture. But what many people don’t know is that this architecture style was not the result of a deliberate design choice, but rather a response to a devastating earthquake that destroyed much of […]

Halloween Tips for Homeowners

Earthquake tips for homeowners

What’s more frightening than a haunted house on Halloween? A homeowner without insurance. (Shudder), that is scary! But it’s the haunting truth if you own a home in California, Oregon, or Washington – where the risk of a major earthquake is the highest in the nation. Most homeowners insurance policies do not provide coverage for […]

Earthquake Myths Explained: 9 Ways Fiction Got it Wrong

Earthquake Insurance

If you were to search the internet for “Earthquake Movies,” you may (or may not) be surprised with how many results you’ll find. San Andreas, Apocalypse, and 10.5 are three recent films that paint a grim story of the likely earthquake and the speculative aftermath. Is Hollywood onto something, or do these movies push more earthquake myths than fact? […]