The Loma Prieta Earthquake Anniversary

Loma Prieta bridge after earthquake

Loma Prieta Earthquake: A Historical Perspective The ground beneath our feet, as solid and dependable as it may seem, has a history of tumultuous movement along the West Coast. While small, harmless earthquakes are part of life here, several historical events are more significant. One of them is the Loma Prieta earthquake. It struck the […]

Benefits of Earthquake Insurance for Passing On Generational Wealth

Loving Multi-Racial Couple With Pregnant Woman On Sofa At Home With Multi-Generation Family Behind

How You Can Build a Stronger Financial Future Most Americans know that their home is an investment but often don’t recognize how significant of an investment it is. For many Americans, their home is not only the most essential asset they will acquire in their lifetimes but is the primary way they will build wealth. […]

Hiking a Fault

Devil's Punchbowl at San Andreas Fault, California

Photo: Devil’s Punchbowl California is known for encouraging an active lifestyle among its beautiful landscapes and natural wonders, while also being home to several active seismic fault lines that run through the state. Did you know you can hike on a seismic fault?  Here are four hiking areas along notable faults in California: Carrizo Plain National […]

Demand Surge After Natural Disasters

Demand Surge Example: Empty Store Shelves. Sign read: to accommodate for current demands, there is a limit of 2 cases per customer on all water

Natural disasters like hurricanes, earthquakes, and floods can cause widespread devastation in a matter of minutes. While the immediate effects of these events are often evident, the aftermath can also bring about unexpected consequences in the form of a demand surge. In this blog, we will explore how demand surge works when a natural disaster […]

Frida: A Canine Hero from Mexico’s 2017 Earthquake

Monument of Frida, the dog rescuer

Statue of Frida in Puebla, Mexico. Photo Credit: Vallarta Daily Search and Rescue Dog Hero In September 2017, a powerful earthquake hit Mexico City, causing widespread devastation and leaving many people trapped under the rubble of collapsed buildings. Amid the chaos and destruction, a four-legged hero emerged, and her name was Frida. Frida was a […]

Retrofitting a Home for An Earthquake

7 Steps to Retrofit a Home for Earthquake

Retrofitting a home for an earthquake involves making structural changes and improvements to increase the building’s resistance to seismic activity. Overall, earthquake preparation is an important aspect of emergency preparedness that can help protect lives, property, and businesses. By taking the necessary steps to prepare for earthquakes, individuals and communities can be better equipped to deal […]

117th Anniversary of the San Francisco Bay Area Earthquake

1907, Geological Survey Map of San Francisco after 1906 Earthquake

On April 18, 1906, the San Francisco Bay Area was struck by a devastating earthquake, which remains one of the most significant natural disasters in American history. The earthquake and resulting fires destroyed over 80% of the city, leaving an estimated 225,000 people homeless and causing an estimated $400 million in damage, equivalent to over […]

Top 4 Questions You Should Ask When Shopping for Earthquake Insurance

Shopping for an earthquake insurance policy

Do your goals include retirement, getting your finances in order, or protecting your nest egg? You might be one of the many asking themselves if getting earthquake insurance should be a priority, or if it is worth getting earthquake insurance at all. Have you gotten a quote yet? Get an online quote from QuakeInsurance by […]

Californians, Are You Feeling Lucky?

No one should rely on luck as insurance for their home in an earthquake zone. Time will tell when our luck runs out… will you be able to rebuild after the inevitable? Although recently stable, California’s seismic areas won’t stay that way according to recent studies. The current earthquake drought also means that Californians aren’t necessarily […]

Fault Lines Are Creeping in California

earthquake fault creep

Trick or Treat! Did you feel it? Tuesday’s 5.1 earthquake near San Jose, California, crept up on millions of residents throughout the Bay Area with strong shaking.  The creep to be blamed here is the Calaveras Fault, a 100-mile stretch of the East and South Bay Areas. The Calaveras fault is known for it’s fault creep, […]