Amica Earthquake Insurance

In California, Amica Mutual Provides Earthquake Insurance through the CEA The Insurer is based in Rhode Island Amica has an A+ Financial Strength Rating while the CEA has an Fincnial Strength Rating of A-. When you purchase earthquake with Amica you are purchasing a CEA policy. About Amica’s Earthquake Offering: According to the California Department…
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Earth’s Core Oscillates – Just Not in the Way Previously Thought

University of Southern California scientists recently found evidence that our planet’s core oscillates and not necesarily in the way we thought. Using data from the 1970s in the United States and Russia, researchers have made modern discoveries in the new millennium. This new information changes what we previously believed to be true about Earth’s movement.…
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Earthquake Insurance Definitions

In the world of insurance, definitions mean a lot. Earthquake insurance definitions are no different. In many cases some of these definitions may be the same as the science definition, but in other cases it may not be. With all forms of insurance it is useful to read your own policy to check if your…
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2022 Afghanistan Earthquake Significant & Deadly

June 23rd, 2022 According to multiple media reports a deadly earthquake has struck in Afghanistan killing over 1000 people. Initial estimates put the quake at least a 6.1 magnitude. The quake struck at about 1:30. The event happened very close to the Pakistan Border near the Paktika province. Damage was also reported in Pakistan. The…
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June 2022 Quake in Georgia

An early morning June Earthquake jolted Georgia on June 18th 2022. The Earthquake was a 3.9 Magnitude and was located 7KM east of Stillmore Georgia, this according to the USGS. This is more or less in the center of the state. This was the second day in a row for earthquakes in this area. The…
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FEMA – How to Protect your Home from Earthquake

FEMA has an interesting simple document about how to protect your home from an Earthquake. It is basic and mostly a low cost solution. It is certainly not a be all end all document. But – For many its a great place to start for Earthquake Safety. The Federal Emergerncy Management Agency states: “there are…
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CEA Participating Insurers

What are Participating Insurers for the CEA? How CEA Partners and the CEA work Together? Processes, Underwriting, Claims, and Sales of CEA Policies through the PI Program A Comprehensive list of CEA Participating Insurers CEA Insurance Partners AKA CEA Participating Insurers: The California Earthquake Authority is a Public – Private insurer that only provides coverage…
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The Ridgecrest Earthquake Sequence of 1995

The 1995 Ridgecrest Earthquake Sequence was a series of earthquakes that began on August 17th of 1995. The main or most signficant quake occured on September 20th. That shock or quake was magnitude ML 5.8. Over 2,500 aftershocks occured. This situation is eearily similar to another Sequence of Earthquakes that also happened in Ridgecrest but…
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The Surprising Locations of US Earthquakes in 2022

By May of 2022 earthquake activity has been a bit surprising. Numerous significant earthquakes have appeared in the United States in some perhaps unusual places. The USGS loosely defines & describes significant as “a combination of magnitude, number of Did You Feel It responses, and PAGER alert level.” This blog post is simply a list…
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Magnitude

General Definitions of Magnitude, Science Definitions of Magnitude What is Magnitude in Relationship to Earthquakes How are Magnitudes Measured? Different Methods of Measurement. Magnitude and the Importance to the Earthquake Insurance Industry: Magnitude has many different definitions. However as it relates to the insurance industry it is simply a measurement of an earthquake. The use…
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