TITLE

Is Hayward Fault Line. Now Ready to Rumble?

AUTHOR(S)
Gorski, Dennis
PUB. DATE
May 2008
SOURCE
Best's Review;May2008, Vol. 109 Issue 1, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the possible 6.8 earthquake magnitude or greater to affect the Hayward Fault in the eastern San Francisco Bay area. The author stated that more than five million people in six countries near the fault may be affected with the temblor and it may create more than $1.5 trillion worth of damage in property and contents. He added that catastrophe modeler Risk Management Solutions has predicted that such event may cause insured property loss to exceed $165 billion.
ACCESSION #
31925878

 

Related Articles

  • Quake in California's Wine Country Injures Dozens. Knickmeyer, Ellen; Thanawala, Sudhin // Chicago Citizen - Chicago Weekend Edition;8/27/2014, Vol. 44 Issue 34, p3 

    The article offers information on the damage caused by the earthquake with the magnitude-6.0 quake struck in Wine Country in California on August 24, 2014 including rupture of gas and water lines, sparking of fires and buckling of roads.

  • RMS database measures accuracy of catastrophe data.  // Business Insurance;5/26/2008, Vol. 42 Issue 21, p16 

    The article offers information on the ExposureRefine risk management service of Risk Management Solutions Inc.

  • Deterministic earthquake damage and loss assessment for the city of Bucharest, Romania. Lang, Dominik; Molina-Palacios, Sergio; Lindholm, Conrad; Balan, Stefan // Journal of Seismology;Jan2012, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p67 

    On March 4, 1977, an earthquake with a moment magnitude M 7.4 at a hypocentral depth of 94 km hit the Vrancea region (Romania). In Bucharest alone, the earthquake caused severe damage to 33,000 buildings while 1,424 people were killed. Under the umbrella of the SAFER project, the city of...

  • Revised parameters of the September 6, 1866 Earthquake, which was erroneously located in Avacha Bay. Pribylova, N. // Journal of Volcanology & Seismology;Jul2012, Vol. 6 Issue 4, p254 

    The catalogs of the Kamchatka region contain a damaging earthquake of M = 7.0 that occurred about 100 km east of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskii City on September 6, 1866. The basis for this location was a single source, namely, the catalog of the French researcher Alexis Perrey. All later...

  • One killed, 30 injured in Manipur quake.  // Money Life;1/4/2016, p6 

    The article presents information on a 6.7-magnitude earthquake that occurred in Manipur and other northeastern states in India on January 4, 2016. It discusses the casualties resulting from the disaster, the damages on public and private properties, and the response of the Indian government to...

  • New RMS Model Outlines Probabilities for 10 Cat Risks. Suszynski, Marie // Best's Review;Jun2004, Vol. 105 Issue 2, p58 

    Reports on the new catastrophe model that identified major catastrophic classes of risk by Risk Management Solutions Inc. in the U.S. Inclusion of the types of catastrophes; Range of catastrophe classes; Ranked of catastrophes according to fatalities.

  • Updated Earthquake Model For Eastern U.S. And Eastern Canada.  // Business Credit;Jul/Aug2006, Vol. 108 Issue 7, p36 

    The article reports on the new earthquake models of Risk Management Solutions Inc. (RMS), provider of products and services for the management of natural hazard risk, for the eastern U.S. and Canada. According to Don Windeler of RMS, the new revised and updated model provide users with powerful...

  • RMS Expands Presence in Asia Pacific with New Singapore Office.  // Insurance Broadcasting;6/10/2014, p1 

    The article reports on the plan of the catastrophe risk management firm, Risk Management Solutions (RMS) Inc. to expand in Singapore wherein the company has long been committed to the high-growth Asia-Pacific market.

  • Earthquake rocks Baluchistan.  // Crisis Response Journal;Dec2008, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p4 

    The article reports on the impact of the earthquake in Ziarat, a province of Baluchistan. It notes that Ziarat is the rural area of an impoverished province wherein most of the houses are made of mud. With the attack of a 6.4 magnitude earthquake on October 29, 2008, hundreds of people died and...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics