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Anchorage, Alaska hit by magnitude 7.0 earthquake

An earthquake struck around 12 kilometres to the north of Anchorage, Alaska on Friday 30th November, causing widespread damage to infrastructure and an expectation of thousands of minor incidences of property damage as impacts to homes were also widespread, although not expected to result in severe losses.The USGS said there read the full article →

Osaka & Hokkaido earthquake claims near $1 billion

Insurance firms that underwrite earthquake insurance in Japan are facing almost $1 billion of claims from this years Osaka and Hokkaido earthquakes, according to the latest data from the local insurance association.Insurance claims paid following the shallow magnitude 5.3 earthquake that hit the Osaka prefecture region of Japan in June read the full article →

Osaka quake insurance market loss reaches $770m

Insurance claims paid following the shallow magnitude 5.3 earthquake that struck the Osaka prefecture area of Japan in June 2018 now total almost $770 million (JPY 86.6bn), according to the countries insurance association.Japan has been hit by numerous catastrophe and severe weather events in recent months, with the Osaka earthquake read the full article →