All 50 states may experience earthquakes but most home insurance policies don't provide coverage for earthquake damage. However, in most states, you can purchase a separate earthquake policy. Learn more about earthquake insurance here.
Natural disasters are a fact of life. Between 2000 and 2013, natural disasters in the U.S. cost insurers an average of $29 billion a year in insured losses, according to Munich Re and the Insurance … more
Each year, the United States experiences about 20,000 earthquakes, according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).
These can range from minor tremors to more significant quakes, like the one that … more
In New Zealand, where damages from a deadly earthquake could exceed $12 billion, about 90 percent of homeowners have earthquake insurance. By contrast, only about 10 percent of homeowners in … more
The massive earthquake in Japan has sent aftershocks of anxiety all over the world. Many Americans may imagine they’re not at risk for an earthquake if they don’t live in California, but … more
Homeowners in relentlessly shaky California now have more options when it comes to earthquake insurance.
On July 1, 2012, the California Earthquake Authority, a nonprofit organization that provides … more
Millions of Americans live in a region where the ground can begin to shake at any moment.
The top 10 states for earthquakes are:
6. … more