EARTHQUAKES: MORE LINKS FROM INSURANCE INFORMATION INSTITITUTE

JAMES LYNCH | July 6, 2019

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An earthquake is a sudden and rapid shaking of the earth caused by the breaking and shifting of rock beneath the earths surface. This shaking can sometimes trigger landslides, avalanches, flash floods, fires and tsunamis.Millions of people across 42 states are at risk for damage from an earthquake, yet few purchase earthquake insurance to protect their property.The potential cost of earthquakes has been growing because of increasing urban development in seismically active areas and the vulnerability of older buildings, which may not have been built or upgraded to current building codes.

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