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It has been quite a while since I have posted an article on earthquakes and in the last couple of days; several people have mentioned the subject to me. So I thought now was a good time to post on this subject. Now I know that earthquakes are much more common in some areas than others. For instance, Southern California and the San Francisco Bay Area have small ones on almost a daily basis and eventually will have the big one.
What about the rest of the country? If you look at the 20 largest earthquakes on record in the United States, you will see that they have occurred in Alaska, Hawaii, California and Missouri. …Read More...
The other day I watched Doomsday Preppers, in this episode they showed someone who was concerned about earthquakes. When they showed his storage area, there were many glass jars sitting on shelves that were unprotected. In an earthquake, these would all have fallen to the ground.
I live in earthquake country and also store some foods in glass jars. To protect mine I do one of two things. I store mason jars in their original boxes and place them in areas where they are not likely to fall. Shelves on which glass jars are stored have a piece of one by four secured to the front edge of the shelves.…Read More...