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    1. Roughly 10,000 people in the Lower Mainland might die if a shallow earthquake struck directly beneath the city of Vancouver — that's the projection from a worst-case scenario in the provincial government's Earthquake Immediate Response Plan. "This is what you might expect for a region with a population that we have here," he said.

    2. The resounding message from Vancouver city officials responsible for emergency preparedness is to stop putting off plans and a kit to help when a major event like an earthquake strikes the region, but at the same time participation in courses to help do this appears to be shrinking. Since last weekend's destructive windstorm, which saw hundreds of thousands of homes lose power, officials like ...

    3. Oldest survivor of San Francisco earthquake of 1906 dies

      Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsSep 02 06:21 PM

      SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Ruth Newman was just a child living on an outlying ranch when the Great San Francisco Earthquake of 1906 struck, but her memory of that day never faded, her daughter said.

    4. Five years after the earthquake that marked their entrance into the world, Lola Romero and Dianthe Barnard are starting school.

    5. It's a more complicated question than you'd think.

    6. Earthquake persistence pays

      Otago Daily TimesSep 04 10:12 AM

      Sometimes individuals can make a difference. Sometimes their skill and persistence wins through and policies are amended. This is the case with planned changes to earthquake-strengthening requirements. read more

    7. Oldest remaining 1906 earthquake survivor dies at 113

      San Francisco ChronicleSep 02 12:46 PM

      Ruth Newman was 4 when the great San Francisco earthquake of 1906 shook her house so hard that all her grandma’s containers full of fresh cream got knocked to the floor. That was just before her father snatched her up in his arms and ran from the house. Mrs. Newman, who died July 29 at the age of 113 in her home in Pebble Beach, was said to be the oldest survivor of the quake and fire that ...

    8. State officials and insurance companies are raising the alarm after persuading only a fraction of homeowners to buy quake coverage despite years of prodding.

    9. SAN FRANCISCO — Ruth Newman was just a child living on an outlying ranch when the Great San Francisco Earthquake of 1906 struck, but her memory of that day never...

    10. Quake hits Surigao del Sur

      Manila BulletinSep 04 07:55 PM

      A 3.9 magnitude earthquake rattled Surigao del Sur town residents, particularly villagers residing along the coastal areas early this morning (September 5, 2015). The monitoring and action center of the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (PDRRMC) in Surigao del Sur said that no reported casualty or damage when the earthquake hit the province, […]

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