Earthquakes

Read: Eagle Rock High School Implements New Earthquake Warning System

Eagle Rock High School Implements New Earthquake Warning System

The system is programmed to focus on a very specific location for each end user in order to monitor shaking intensity and trigger a warning.

Read: California Hospital Evacuated After Earthquake

California Hospital Evacuated After Earthquake

Ridgecrest Regional Hospital sustained some structural damage as a result of Thursday’s 6.4 earthquake.

Read: How USC Integrates the Great ShakeOut Into Its Emergency Management Plan

How USC Integrates the Great ShakeOut Into Its Emergency Management Plan

USC has been conducting ShakeOut earthquake drills since 2008. Here’s how it helps them improve their community’s emergency preparedness.

Read: Earthquake Preparedness: Join Campuses Worldwide for the Great ShakeOut Drill

Earthquake Preparedness: Join Campuses Worldwide for the Great ShakeOut Drill

Learn how to conduct Great ShakeOut earthquake drills so your campus community will be prepared should an earthquake occur.

Read: Chapman Univ. Revises Emergency Plans Following Vegas Shooting, Wildfires

Chapman Univ. Revises Emergency Plans Following Vegas Shooting, Wildfires

One of Chapman’s biggest changes to its emergency plans is placing potential or active emergencies in one of four categories and acting accordingly.

Read: Report Shows Potential Ground Shaking Hazards in U.S. in 2017

Report Shows Potential Ground Shaking Hazards in U.S. in 2017

Induced and natural earthquakes are forecast to be hundreds of times more likely than before 2008.

Read: Earthquake Vulnerabilities Recorded at 20 Portland Schools

Earthquake Vulnerabilities Recorded at 20 Portland Schools

The school buildings use unreinforced masonry, which is susceptible to collapse during an earthquake.

Read: California School District Closes Auditoriums Due to Earthquake Vulnerabilities

California School District Closes Auditoriums Due to Earthquake Vulnerabilities

Auditoriums at Beverly Hills High, El Rodeo and Hawthorne schools have been closed after concerns over their earthquake preparedness.

Get Ready for Thursday’s ShakeOut Earthquake Drills

ShakeOut drills scheduled for Oct. 16 will prepare schools and communities for potential earthquake risks.

Get Ready for Thursday’s ShakeOut Earthquake Drills

ShakeOut drills scheduled for Oct. 16 will prepare schools and communities for potential earthquake risks.

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