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GET READY TO SHAKEOUT!

Drop, Cover, and Hold On!

Millions of people worldwide will practice how to
Drop, Cover, and Hold On at 10:16 a.m. on October 16* during Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drills!

You can join them today by registering for the
2014 Great Central U.S. ShakeOut. Participating is a great way for your family or organization to be prepared to survive and recover quickly from big earthquakes– wherever you live, work, or travel.

Start here to be included in the 2014 ShakeOut!

* If you cannot hold your ShakeOut drill on 10/16, you can select another day when you register.

LEARN THE LATEST

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

Who is Participating?
Lists by state & category

ShakeOut Resources
Audio and video broadcasts, manuals, posters, & much more

ShakeOut Participant Updates

Frequently Asked Questions

PLAN YOUR DRILL

How to plan your drill & get prepared...

Regional Earthquake Information...

Quake Scenarios for your drill

ShakeOut Spotlights
(Example participant activities)

Countdown to ShakeOut for Organizations (PDF)

Recommended Earthquake Safety Actions (PDF | RTF)

Earthquake Guide for People with Disabilities (PDF | RTF)

Frequently Asked Questions

ShakeOut Participant Updates

CHECK THE STATS


participants and counting!

( worldwide)

Click the map for details about each state
Interactive Map: States of the Central U.S. Click to see the number of participants from Mississippi Click to see the number of participants from Arkansas Click to see the number of participants from Tennessee Click to see the number of participants from Indiana Click to see the number of participants from Kentucky Click to see the number of participants from Illinois Click to see the number of participants from Missouri Click to see the number of participants from Alabama Click to see the number of participants from Oklahoma Click to see the number of participants from Ohio Click to see the number of participants from Other Areas

Oct. 2013 Participants: 2.4 million
Click Map for State Total:

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©2014 SCEC Southern California Earthquake Center @ USC
The Great Central U.S. 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!