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ShakeOut Videos

This page provides videos about the Shakeout and preparedness. For ShakeOut drill broadcast videos, go to the drill broadcast page.

The Three Little Pigs and their Cousin Shaken Bacon is a new way to teach earthquake safety to children in grades K-3. Watch as Red leads us through an interactive adaptation of the classic children's story. This skit is presented by the Bootheel Youth Museum, Central U.S. Earthquake Consortium, and Missouri State Emergency Management Agency in support of the Great Central U.S. ShakeOut.

Drop, Cover, and Hold On is the recommended method for protecting yourself during an earthquake. Watch this informative video to find out why.

Drop, Cover, and Hold On Safety in Schools: An in-depth video detailing one Missouri school’s comprehensive approach to earthquake preparedness, including information about earthquake risks associated with the New Madrid Seismic Zone.

ShakeOut Public Service Announcements

Central US ShakeOut PSA (April 28, 2011 ShakeOut) Encouragement to participate in the 2013 ShakeOut.

Central US ShakeOut PSA (April 28, 2011 ShakeOut) Overview of the New Madrid earthquakes in 1811-1812 and encouragement to participate in the ShakeOut

Central US ShakeOut PSA (April 28, 2011 ShakeOut): Version 2 Overview of the New Madrid earthquakes in 1811-1812 and encouragement to participate in the ShakeOut


New Madrid Earthquake Bicentennial

The New Madrid Bicentennial Overview: Jim Wilkinson, Executive Director of the Central U.S. Earthquake Consortium, describes the New Madrid Bicentennial and associated events. Video provided courtesy US Geological Survey

Effects of the 1811-12 New Madrid Earthquakes: Dr. Kent Moran, Research Associate with the Center for Earthquake Research and Information, discusses the 1811-1812 New Madrid earthquake sequence and their effects on the landscape. Video provided courtesy US Geological Survey


Other Videos

Missouri Dept. of Natural Resources video encouraging all Missourians and residents in the central U.S. to participate in the Great Central U.S. ShakeOut.

Missourians learn how to protect themselves, their families, homes and businesses in case of an earthquake. This video, which features FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate, includes information about the New Madrid Seismic Zone, what can be done to prepare in advance of an earthquake, and ideas about what conditions could be like after a major earthquake.

















































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































©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!