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M4.0 Earthquake Confirmed in Los Angeles Area

Apr 7 2021 // A 4.0 magnitude earthquake gave the Los Angeles area a jolt before dawn Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey confirmed. The 4:44 a.m. quake was centered in the Inglewood area east of Los Angeles International Airport,...

Oklahoma, Farmers Insurance Reach $25M Settlement Over Earthquake Claims

Apr 5 2021 // Oklahoma has reached a $25 million settlement with Farmers Insurance over the company’s handling of earthquake claims, state officials say. Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter and Insurance Commissioner Glen...

Lloyd’s Launches Parametric Earthquake Insurance Policy in New Zealand

Mar 24 2021 // Lloyd’s has launched a parametric earthquake insurance policy in New Zealand, in partnership with start-up Bounce Insurance, which uses cutting-edge technology and real-time data to automatically pay customers within...

Officials Say Oregon Dam Could Fail in Large Earthquake

Mar 19 2021 // The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has determined that a large earthquake, which is expected to occur again in the Pacific Northwest sooner or later, could cause the spillway gates of a dam in Oregon to buckle, resulting...

Cluster of Earthquakes Rattles South-Central Kansas

Mar 16 2021 // A cluster of earthquakes with epicenters in east Wichita have rattled south-central Kansas over two days, the strongest one about a magnitude 3.9. The Kansas Geological Survey reported on its website five quakes Sunday and...

Earthquake Early Warning System Launches in Oregon

Mar 16 2021 // People in Oregon will be better prepared for earthquakes – particularly important in the Pacific Northwest because experts say “the big one” is coming – as an early warning system launched Thursday, the...

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