Audio and Video "Drill Broadcast" recordings customized for Central US are provided below, with instructions and (soon) earthquake sound effects to play during your Drop, Cover, Hold On drill. Also included will be sound effects with no narration. Using these resources is not required but may make your drill more interesting and educational.
These recordings are suitable for use for earthquake drills anytime (with proper introduction).
MP3 files are suitable for playing on your computer, and over PA systems.
AIFF files are for broadcast by radio stations.
NEW! Narration and Sound Effects (60 seconds)
NEW! Narration Only, No Sound Effects (60 seconds)
Quake Sound Effects (50 seconds- backgrounds sounds for 60 second drill broadcasts)
ShakeOut Drill Broadcast video files with text captioning
Please do not play the files directly from this website at drill time, instead, download the file in advance (below) or view the videos on our Youtube Channel.
Television and cable broadcasters: Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to request the link for downloading high-resolution versions.
New! Narration and Sound Effects (60 seconds)
New! Narration Only, No Sound Effects (60 seconds)