Category: "Earthquake special reports"
More often than not earthquakes are associated with destruction, losses and general malaise rather than with new and exciting business opportunities. Sure, there are the makers of equipment to measure ground motion who make money, and seismic retrofitti… more »
Two days after the early morning magnitude 6.0 earthquake shook the Wine Country and beyond, it has become clear that the City of Napa bore the brunt of the damage. More than 70 buildings in the heart of the town were red tagged, declaring them too dama… more »
It was at 3:20 am early Sunday morning when tens of thousands of Bay Area residents woke up to an ominous rumbling under their beds. In the deep darkness of the night, the vibrations of the strongest earthquake in the Bay Area since the Loma Prieta Quak… more »
This Good Friday started off as a lush, beautiful morning in Mexican's beach resort town of Acapulco. Thousands of tourists, mainly Mexicans, had gathered there to celebrate the Easter weekend, an important holiday in this mostly catholic country. Howev… more »