Thursday, March 17, 2011

Earthquake Insurance in Ohio!? (Re Post from July 2, 2010)

The recent tragedy that has struck Japan is heart breaking. Our thoughts and prayers go out to all those people who suffered loss from this disaster. Recently we did a repost of a flood insurance article since it had been in the news in Ohio and we are sad that once again we are doing a repost due to another natural disaster. Below is our July 2nd post from 2010 about earthquakes.

Also, with this post I would like to also encourage all of you to please be sure to research and see what you might be able to do to lend support to those in Japan.

Re Post from July 2nd, 2010:

The big question going around on June 23rd was, “Did you feel the earthquake”. Many thought people were joking, but when they checked their Facebook page and saw that many of their friends in the Ohio area had felt the earth move, they knew the question was legit. The reason Ohioans felt the earth move was just north of us, Canada had a 5.0 magnitude earthquake. Though we are not California or anywhere near California, Ohio still has their fair share of earthquakes. On average Ohio has 5 to 6 earthquakes a year. Year to date in 2010 we have already had 6, so the question that has to be asked of this insurance blog is should people in Ohio carry earthquake insurance? We at Fey Insurance Services feel that it is a good idea to have this coverage. It is something we always quote to our customers. For an average valued house the premium can range from $50 to $80 a year. Though we only have little earthquakes the potential for a large scale quake is there and if that happened the affects would be devastating to a home.Feel free to get in touch with us to inquire about earthquake insurance

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