California Earthquake Authority Presentation
Thursday, August 16 7:00pm
“On March 10, 1933, one of the deadliest earthquakes in California history struck Long Beach, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The magnitude 6.4 temblor that hit at 5:54 p.m. 85 years ago killed about 120 people. What are our chances of facing another potentially deadly disaster?” – Long Beach Press Telegram
DeForest Park Neighborhood Association along with Vice Mayor Rex Richardson will be hosting the California Earth Authority at DPNA’s meeting on Thursday, August 16 (save the date – details TBA). California Earthquake Authority’s presentation offers insight on what communities and businesses can do to prepare for an earthquake, and what recovery steps to take following a natural disaster. They will also touch on their organization’s exciting new programs and initiatives launched this year. Additionally, the presentation covers a historical perspective on earthquakes in California, where major earthquake faults are located and other pertinent facts and figures.