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M4.1 Earthquake Confirmed in San Francisco Bay Area

Jun 3 2022 // A magnitude 4.1 earthquake gave the San Francisco Bay Area an early morning wake-up call Thursday. The U.S. Geological Survey confirmed the 4:07 a.m. quake struck several miles northwest of Bay Point at a depth of 12.2...

Earthquakes Recorded Near Long-Dormant Alaska Volcano

Apr 18 2022 // Hundreds of small earthquakes have been reported near a volcano in southeast Alaska believed to have been dormant for at least 800 years, the U.S. Geological Survey confirmed The cause of the quakes under Mount Edgecumbe,...

Fitch Downgrades California Earthquake Authority’s Ratings; Outlook Stable

Apr 1 2022 // Fitch Ratings downgraded California Earthquake Authority’s Issuer Default Rating and revenue bond ratings to ‘A-‘ from ‘A’. The Rating Outlook is Stable. The rating action follows the vote of...

Japan’s Powerful Earthquake Estimated to Cost Insurers $2 Billion-$4 Billion: Verisk

Mar 24 2022 // The powerful earthquake that jolted Japan’s northeast coast last week is expected to cause insured property losses between $2 billion and $4 billion, modeling firm Verisk said on Thursday. About $400 million to $820...

Update: Japan Warns of Blackouts After Earthquake Causes Major Power Shortage

Mar 22 2022 // Japanese turned off neon signs, dimmed their lights and dialed down thermostats on Tuesday after the government issued an urgent call to save energy to avoid blackouts after an earthquake last week caused a serious power...

Norway’s Equinor Shuts Oil Platform as Precaution After Earthquake in North Sea

Mar 21 2022 // Norway’s Equinor has shut its Snorre B oil platform as a precautionary measure following an earthquake in the North Sea, although no damage has been reported so far, the company said on Monday. It was not yet clear...

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