Category «Earthquakes»

Earthquakes can strike anywhere causing violent shaking. They can damage infrastructure including roads, bridges, water and sewer pipelines, natural gas and electrical distribution systems. Fires often follow earthquakes due to electrical shorts and broken gas lines.

Rocked by an Earthquake – Were We Ready?

A few nights ago Jonathan and I were in bed when we heard a weird noise and shaking. We both questioned each other about the noise and movement. He quickly responded that it was an earthquake. Having grown up in California and living through a couple of big earthquakes, I assured him that he was mistaken. …