A Magnitude 6.5 earthquake occurred early this morning, centered in a remote region of Nevada about 60 miles east of the California border. Light shaking was felt widely throughout the Central Valley of California and up to Reno, Nevada.
Aftershocks in the range of Magnitude 4 and 5 have been continuing to occur this morning.
Remember: when you start to feel shaking, Drop, Cover, and Hold On.
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Californians know that the Big One is not ‘if,’ but ‘when.’ And no one wishes for a large earthquake – not now, or ever. There is never a good time for an earthquake. But right now might actually be the least-bad time.
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Jumpstart is thrilled to announce an agreement with Acrisure, the insurance industry’s fastest-growing broker, to distribute Jumpstart’s parametric earthquake insurance through its global network of Agency Partners.
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The current coronavirus outbreak is helping us learn and practice what it takes to be resourceful. As a result, we will be better equipped to face the next earthquake or other natural disaster.
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UPDATE July 6: It’s been a long, scary night with hundreds of aftershocks. We stand in solidarity with our fellow Californians whose lives are affected by this earthquake. We are so relieved to hear initial reports of no deaths and no building collapses.
All of us at Jumpstart send wishes of continued safety for residents and responders.
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