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0 Replies and 2840 Views About the Earthquake Forum      2840  0 Started by  host The earthquake forum is for discussions of topics related to the handling of earthquake claims and earthquake policies. Here are some related links: Earthquakes: Risk and Insurance Issues  California Earthquake Authority (CEA) Information on the homeowners policy Information on the latest quakes
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10/15/2006 10:28 PM
3 Replies and 2273 Views big LA buildings right on earthquake faults  2273  3 Started by  Leland who knew http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-hollywood-developments-straddle-quake-fault-maps-20140108,0,4483475.storyaxzz2pq5YLgxE 
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by  CatAdjusterXJump to last post
03/29/2014 4:34 AM
13 Replies and 3666 Views Soliciting Earthquake Knowledge  3666  13 Started by  Medulus As many of you know, I have a new position as Claims Analyst with Insurance Company of the West.&160; The position involves, in addition to handling complex commercial claims, working on special projects.&160; My latest project is one that may be of interest to some of the long time adjusters on this site.&160; I could also use some advice from those who have&160;worked earthquakes in the past (especially Loma Prieta and Northridge).&160; I was a green auto adjuster on his first&160;staff ...
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by  CatAdjusterXJump to last post
05/29/2013 6:04 AM
7 Replies and 5718 Views Earthquake Prediction Based on Earthquake Sounds and Abnormal Animal Behaviors etc.  5718  7 Started by  Helen Li Comprehensive Earthquake Prediction Based on Earthquake Sounds, Abnormal Animal Behaviors and Pre-shock Ground Heat Effect By YU Yuntao, Shijiazhuang University of Economics The Wenchuan Earthquake in Sichuan had led to great loss of life and properties in the stricken areas. Earthquake prediction has once again roused great attention since the Tangshan earthquake. To do a good job in the forecasting surely becomes the wish out of all of us. This paper expresses my own thoughts of prediction b...
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by  claims_rayJump to last post
06/30/2012 10:14 PM
9 Replies and 2849 Views SFO Earthquake activity 2 at once- prelude to The Big One  2849  9 Started by  Leland   http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/lanow/2011/10/berkeley-earthquakes.html   
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by  ChuckDeatonJump to last post
11/10/2011 10:17 AM
2 Replies and 2026 Views EQ Near Richmond, VA?  2026  2 Started by  Jud G. &160;I don't guess your CEA Certificate will do you any good here. &160;Yet, neither will many insurance policies; none that I know of.
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by  Jud G.Jump to last post
11/08/2011 7:21 PM
2 Replies and 2290 Views Earthquake hide and seek  2290  2 Started by  Medulus I am enrolled with USGS to be notified in the event of earthquakes over 6.0 anywhere in the world.  A weird thing happened yesterday.  At 11:17 AM Pacific time there was a report of a 6.9 earthquake in the Gulf of California near La Paz, Mexico.  Later they downgraded it to a 6.7.  Then, at 3:10 PM the USGS sent a report that 'this event has been deleted after review by a seismologist.'  This morning, however, it is still showing on the USGS earthquake map.&nbs...
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by  Roy EstesJump to last post
05/28/2011 9:05 PM
6 Replies and 4006 Views I Felt The Earth Move Under My Feet (or Rockin and a Rollin)  4006  6 Started by  Medulus We just had a 5.8 earthquake near Chino Hills, CA (about 30 miles from downtown LA).&160; We felt it here in San Diego, more than a hundred miles away.&160; As a reference for those unfamiliar with the Richter Scale, each .1 is exponentially higher than the .1 before it.&160; The Northridge Earthquake was a 6.7 and therefore many many times more powerful.&160; A 5.8 is on the high side of moderate and will likely create some damage, much of it under the deductible.&160; I wouldn't pack my ...
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by  MedulusJump to last post
12/30/2009 2:39 PM
4 Replies and 2879 Views 5.2 Quake in Illinois  2879  4 Started by  host Earthquake Details Magnitude 5.2 Date-Time Friday, April 18, 2008 at 09:37:00 UTC Friday, April 18, 2008 at 04:37:00 AM at epicenter Location 38.450°N, 87.890°W Depth 11.6 km (7.2 miles) set by location program ...
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by  katadjJump to last post
04/18/2008 3:18 PM
30 Replies and 11125 Views Hawaii Earthquake  11125  30 Started by  paigetex
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I was contacted this afternoon to be ready to deploy at a moment's notice to Hawaii. With no sizeable earthquakes in Hawaii in recent history, what are the chances that anyone there actually carries earthquake insurance  Could this be like the El Paso flood a couple of months ago I went to school in El Paso, Tx. It's in the desert, and NO, I did not carry flood insurance. El Paso was a non-event as far as a catastrophic insurance event goes. Anyone in the know about Hawaii
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07/06/2007 6:43 PM
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