California Earthquake Authority


The California Earthquake Authority (CEA)—a not-for-profit, privately funded entity and the country’s leading provider of residential earthquake insurance—recently revamped its website,

Members of the media can find press releases, background information, fast facts and other resources within our online press room. We also plan to add photos, b-roll and other items for use by news outlets at a future date. Let us know what would be most helpful for you!

Our website contains earthquake risk information for Californians and tips on preparing your house and preparing yourself and your family for the next damaging earthquake.

Our “In Your Community” section has policyholder stories, community stories and our latest ads.

Information on earthquake insurance for homeowners, renters, mobilehome owners and condo-unit owners is available here, and our premium calculator is now available in Spanish and Chinese, as well as in English. See our list of participating residential insurers.

For more information about CEA, or to speak with an expert on earthquake insurance or seismic retrofitting for older houses, contact me at (916) 601-5502 or or contact Pamela Diaz at (916) 661-5508 or