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The ShakeOut Drill Broadcast

To accompany your drill, audio and video recordings are provided below for download or viewing on YouTube. Each provide instructions for how to Drop, Cover, Hold On, and are accompanied by earthquake sound effects. Also included are versions without sound effects, and the sound effects alone with no narration.

Using these resources is not required, but may make your drill more interesting and educational.

Radio and TV stations that will broadcast these recordings during this year's ShakeOut drill.

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

  • Download now and test before playing during your drill.
  • Please do not play the downloadable 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).


ShakeOut Drill Broadcast video files with text captioning (English Quicktime versions for download are below)

VIEW ON YOUTUBE:

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

Television and cable broadcasters: Please call 213-740-1560 or email info@shakeout.org to request the link for downloading high-resolution versions.




©2014 SCEC Southern California Earthquake Center @ USC
The Great California 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!