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The ShakeOut Drill Broadcast

Audio and Video recordings are provided below, with instructions and earthquake sound effects to play during your Drop, Cover, Hold On drill. Also included are versions without sound effects, and the sound effects alone with no narration.

These recordings can be used for earthquake drills anytime (with proper introduction).

10:16 a.m. on October 16, 2014

AUDIO

  • Download now and test before playing during your drill.
  • Please do not play the files directly from this website at drill time.
  • For best performance, listen to the recording through external speakers (there is a rumble sound that may not be heard through most internal computer speakers).


Recordings for playing on a computer, portable audio player, or over PA systems (radio station version below)

TO DOWNLOAD: right-click (control-click on Mac) the links below and choose "Save Target As..." "Download Linked File" or "Save Link as"


Special version for radio stations:

(This version has instructions for people who may be listening while driving, so should not be played in offices or classrooms. The files are also in AIFF format.)

TO DOWNLOAD: right-click (control-click on Mac) the links below and choose "Save Target As..." "Download Linked File" or "Save Link as"


VIDEO

  • For best performance, play the sound of the recording through external speakers (there is a rumble sound that may not be heard through most internal computer speakers).




ShakeOut Drill Broadcast video files with text captioning

Television and cable broadcasters: Please email info@shakeout.org to request the link for downloading high-resolution versions.

©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!