Did you know that, unless you’ve purchased additional coverage, your homeowners insurance doesn’t cover earthquake?
- There are approximately 500,000 earthquakes in the world each year. 100,000 of those can be felt, and 100 of them cause damage.
- Each year Southern California has about 10,000 earthquakes.
- According to the US Geological Survey, there is more than a 99% chance of a magnitude 6.7 or greater earthquake in California in the next 30 years.
All Californians live in earthquake territory. There is nothing we can do to prevent earthquakes, so we all need to be prepared. Put together an earthquake survival kit to protect your family and pets and buy earthquake insurance to protect what is likely your greatest asset. At Engle & Associates we offer earthquake insurance for residential and commercial buildings.