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Buildings That Are Safe During Earthquakes

By Dodong Canyon It is very hard to make a condominium fully earthquake proof. In the very strongest earthquake, even the best engineered condominium will suffer severe damage. However, engineers do their best to make sure the condominiums will stand up long enough for the occupants to get out to safety.

Earthquake Safety Tips – What to Do When an Earthquake Strikes?

10 May 2014

By Kathleen Chester As earthquakes occur without any prior notification, it is necessary for all us to follow earthquake safety procedure when it takes place. Earthquakes occur in almost all the parts of the world. If you live in a city or state which is known to be earthquake prone area then you must follow […]

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Earthquake Safety: Building a Good Emergency Kit, How Can I Prevent Earthquake Damage to My Home?

09 May 2014

By Susan M Sylvis Earlier we talked a little bit about the importance of having an emergency plan for you and your family in the event of an earthquake. An important part of that plan is having a good emergency kit. What makes the perfect emergency kit?

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Top 10 Earthquake Safety Tips

09 May 2014

By Ken Beaven Henderson, Kentucky – It was around 4:00 am during the year 2009 when I just got off from work. Arriving at home, my wife and Son were playing billiards in our basement. I joined them for a few games. Around 4:30 a.m. a rumble started at the other end of the house […]

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Tips on Earthquake Emergency Preparation

13 January 2013

Tips on earthquake emergency preparation The year 1906 was a determining factor in how future resident of the San Francisco area would live their lives.  Will they be able to sleep peacefully at night knowing that anything can happen between the time they slept and the time they will be awake.  But the question for […]

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Prepare for Home Emergency

13 January 2013

It is now or never, prepare for home emergency The fact of the matter is that not one person knows just exactly are the specific problems that could eventually result during a major and over all emergency.  The best thing one could possibly due is make himself prepare for anything that could happen. The following […]

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Tsunami: What to Do and How to Survive

13 January 2013

Tsunami: What to Do and How to Survive Tsunamis used to be the stuff of movies and until it’s devastation in Asia, most people didn’t think it was possible for tsunamis to occur in that magnitude.  With that realization, people have become aware of the risk and possible consequences of this natural calamity. What is […]

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Stay Alive: Earthquake Emergency Preparation Tips

13 January 2013

Stay Alive: Earthquake Emergency Preparation Tips Earthquakes are among the most devastating natural disasters. What makes it more annihilating is the fact that there is no precise way of predicting when an earthquake may occur. The most effective tactic to minimize the effects of earthquakes in human lives is to make adequate earthquake emergency preparations. […]

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5.6M Earthquake in Mailag Philippines

04 September 2012

A 5.6M earthquake hit 3km SW of Mailag, Philippines at 3:44 AM local time (2012-09-03 19:44:22 UTC). It was reported as felt as far away as Davao City in southern Mindanao. No reports of damages or casualties as of this time. Event Time 2012-09-03 19:44:22 UTC 2012-09-04 03:44:22 UTC+08:00 at epicenter 2012-09-04 03:44:22 UTC+08:00 system […]

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7.9 quake hits Visayas; tsunami warning up in PH, 3 others

31 August 2012

By INQUIRER.net MANILA, Philippines A strong 7.9 magnitude earthquake struck off Eastern Samar at 8:47 p.m. Friday and a tsunami warning was issued for the Philippines, Indonesia, Taiwan, and Japan, the US Geological Survey said. The US Geological Survey said the quake had a depth of 33 kilometers (20 miles) and hit some 139 kilometers […]

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Strong quake strikes near Philippines

31 August 2012

By the CNN Wire Staff August 31, 2012 — Updated 1314 GMT (2114 HKT) STORY HIGHLIGHTS The earthquake has an initial 7.9 magnitude A tsunami warning is in place A quake of that size can possibly generate a “destructive tsunami” (CNN) — An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.9 has struck off the coast […]

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