Two back-to-back earthquakes that recently jostled Northern California weren’t powerful enough to cause serious injuries or damage.
But they were a reminder of the looming danger of big earthquakes in the Golden State and the need to consider earthquake insurance.
The magnitude 3.5 and 4.0 quakes struck eight seconds apart at about 5:30 a.m. March 5. They were centered in El Cerrito, about 10 miles from Oakland in the San Francisco Bay Area. (continue reading…)