California Earthquake Authority News

Northridge Quake Anniversary Prompts Reminders For California Residents

The California Earthquake Authority put out a notice reminding residents in the state that Tuesday marks the 23rd anniversary of the 1994 Northridge earthquake. The magnitude-6.7 shake that widespread damage to freeways, office buildings and homes. The cost to rebuild …

Expert: Remote Nevada Earthquakes Big Enough to Cause $1B in Damage

A trio of significant earthquakes that struck a remote part of western Nevada along the Sierra Mountains’ eastern front Wednesday were big enough to cause as much as $1 billion in damage if they had been centered beneath a big …

CEA Reports No Claims So Far from Nevada Quake

A swarm of earthquakes in Nevada produced shaking in wide parts of Northern and Central California early this morning, including in Sacramento and Fresno. The first shock, a magnitude 5.7, occurred shortly after midnight southwest of Hawthorne, Nev., roughly 72 …

CEA Using California Quakes as Opportunity to Spread the Word

In the way of a magnitude 6.5 earthquake off the Northern California coast at 6:45 a.m., a hundred miles west of Eureka, and then a few hours later a magnitude 5.0 in the same general area, the California Earthquake Authority …

Let’s Start the New Year Right

This post is part of a series sponsored by California Earthquake Authority.  As 2016 comes to a close, many people reflect on what happened during the past year and look ahead to what the new year may bring. Among the …

The California Earthquake Authority 20 Years Later

Twenty years ago today insurers began selling California Earthquake Authority policies – two years off of a hard lesson learned by the state’s residents and its insurance market. But 20 years later are we any better off? Glenn Pomeroy, the …

Top Things to Review with Your Clients Before 2017

This post is part of a series sponsored by California Earthquake Authority.  November marks an ideal time to thank your customers for their business — and conduct a year-end review of their insurance coverages to make sure they are financially …

Earthquake Policy Sales up, and May Continue to Rise Following ShakeOut

It’s still a few days until the annual Great ShakeOut earthquake drills during which people in homes, schools, and organizations practice what to do during earthquakes – the events encourage preparedness and buying policies – but sales of earthquake policies …

Get Ready for the Great ShakeOut

This post is part of a series sponsored by California Earthquake Authority.  As the harvest moon rises, there’s no better time to remind your customers to prepare for a major quake. Recent research indicates that high tidal stress that occurs …

California Earthquake Authority Sees Surge in New Policies

The California Earthquake Authority has seen a significant increase in the purchase of CEA policies so far in 2016, according to its top executive. CEA now has more than 908,000 policies in force, an increase of roughly 29,000 policies in …