There were a few major earthquakes this weekend:
- Ueki, Japan – 6.2 (foreshock)
- Kumamoto, Japan – 7.0
- Ecuador – 7.8
Hundreds of aftershocks have occurred in Japan.
You would think that Californians, of all people, would be concerned with earthquake safety, but the LA Times has reported on a building safety cover-up involving thousands of older schools and office buildings which will pancake in a major quake.
How Risky Are Older Concrete Buildings?
LA Times FAQ: Concrete buildings, earthquake safety and you
Non-ductile Concrete Buildings