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GET READY TO SHAKEOUT!

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 1964 Great Alaska Earthquake, a special “Great Alaska ShakeOut” earthquake drill will be held at 1:36 p.m. on March 27, 2014*. Register for this historic event today!

Participating is a great way for your family or organization to get prepared for big earthquakes by practicing how to Drop, Cover, and Hold On and other aspects of your emergency plans.

In addition to this commemorative ShakeOut drill on March 27, Alaska will also hold its annual ShakeOut drill on October 16 along with millions of people worldwide.

Start here to be included in the March 2014 ShakeOut!

* You can hold your drill at any time within 2 weeks of March 27.

LEARN THE LATEST

Share your ShakeOut
Your photos, videos, and stories

50th Anniversary
Overview from ready.alaska.gov

How to Participate
Information for individuals, schools and many types of organizations

Who is Participating?
Lists by county, area, & category

ShakeOut Resources
Manuals, posters, & much more

ShakeOut Participant Updates

Frequently Asked Questions

1:36 p.m. on March 27, 2014

PLAN YOUR DRILL


How to plan your drill & get prepared...

      ShakeOut Shop

Countdown to ShakeOut for Organizations (PDF)

Recommended Earthquake Safety Actions (PDF | RTF)

Earthquake Guide for People with Disabilities (PDF | RTF)

CHECK THE STATS

Click to see the number of participants from the Peninsula/Aleutian Islands Click to see the number of participants from North Alaska Click to see the number of participants from Interior Alaska Click to see the number of participants from West Alaska Click to see the number of participants from Southcentral Alaska Click to see the number of participants from Southeast Alaska Click to see the number of participants from Other Areas

2013 Participants: Over 49,000
Click Map for Area Total:

Click the map for details
about each area




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Quake Quiz

©2014 SCEC Southern California Earthquake Center @ USC
The Great Alaska ShakeOut Step 1: Secure it now! Step 2: Make a plan Step 3: Make disaster kits Step 4: Is your place safe? Step 5: Drop, Cover, and Hold On Step 6: Check it out! Step 7: Communicate and recover!