Fitch Ratings has affirmed the California Earthquake Authority's outstanding fixed-rate revenue bonds at 'A'. The bonds mature on July 1, 2016. Fitch has also affirmed the CEA's Issuer Default Rating at 'A'.
Fitch Affirms California Earthquake Authority at 'A'
The moderate magnitude-4.4 earthquake that rattled Canada and the Northeast this morning (May 17) made a big impact thanks to old bedrock.
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Why Was the Ottawa Earthquake Felt So Widely?
Why masonry buildings fail in earthquakes and the major issues that need to be considered when strengthening buildings will be part of the focus of a free public talk by one of the country’s leading structural engineers.
Earthquake strengthening message for Chch heritage owners
In 1700, a massive earthquake struck the west coast of North America, but a lack of local documentation has made studying this historic event challenging. Now, researchers have helped unlock this geological mystery using a fossil-based technique. Their work provides a finer-grained portrait of this earthquake and the changes in coastal land level it produced, enabling modelers to better prepare …
TEHRAN, May 12 (UPI) — A 6.2-magnitude earthquake shook southern Iran, killing at least one person and injuring 17 others, officials said.
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6.2-magnitude earthquake shakes southern Iran
EAST FOOTHILLS, Calif., May 10 (UPI) — A 3.4-magnitude earthquake was reported four miles from East Foothills, Calif., the U.S. Geological Survey indicates.
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Earthquake hits northern California
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China earthquake: Sichuan province 2013
Earthquake events dominate April natural hazard losses, according to Impact Forecasting global catastrophe report
CHICAGO, May 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – Impact Forecasting , the catastrophe model development center of excellence at Aon Benfield, today releases the latest edition of its monthly Global Catastrophe Recap …
Iran says a moderate earthquake rattled a region near the country's main nuclear reactor, but there were no reports of damage or deaths in the surrounding area.
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Earthquake rattles region near nuke reactor in Iran
THOUSAND PALMS — Rugged hills and bluffs scar the desert along the San Andreas Fault, where oases of palm trees sustained by seeping groundwater mark a fracture in the earth that could rumble to life at any time.