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
If you participated on 10/16 but did not register, it's not too late! You can also register to hold your drill on any day through the end of the year.
* If you cannot hold your ShakeOut drill on 10/16, you can select another day when you register.
How to Participate
Information for individuals, schools and many types of organizations
Who is Participating?
Lists by region & category
Audio and video broadcasts, manuals, posters, & much more
ShakeOut Participant Updates
Frequently Asked Questions
Share your ShakeOut
Your photos, videos, and stories
Countdown to ShakeOut for Organizations (PDF)
New! Recommended Earthquake Safety Actions
New! Earthquake Guide for People with Disabilities
FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions