Should You Go Into the Basement in an Earthquake?

Answer The Central United States Earthquake Consortium warns that there's a 25- to 40-percent chance of an earthquake during any 50-year period. While a powerful earthquake could be catastrophic, it's imp... Read More »

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Does a subduction earthquake along western coast of South America increase or decrease the likelihood of a similar earthquake along the west coast of North America?

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Besides using a dehumidifier, how can I get rid of the musty basement smell in my house/basement?

1) check for dampness. soaked walls/flooring maybe collecting molds thus the smell;2) if there is dampness, find a waterproofing paint to seal them. the kind that sticks even when wet. remember to ... Read More »

How to Act After an Earthquake?

Once an earthquake starts, all you can do is position yourself in the safest place possible and hold on until the shaking is over. However, once the quake is over, there's a lot you can do to keep ... Read More »

How to Survive an Earthquake in Your Car?

You don't know where you will be when an earthquake strikes and if you live in an earthquake-prone region of the world, chances are high that you might just be in your car at the time it occurs. In... Read More »