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GET READY TO SHAKEOUT!


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2016 ShakeOut!

Mark your calendars! Millions of people worldwide will practice how to Drop, Cover, and Hold On at 10:20 a.m. on October 20*. You are invited to join them by participating in the 2016 Great NorthEast ShakeOut!

Last year more than 43 million people were registered in Great ShakeOut earthquake drills worldwide. Participating is a great way for your family or organization to be prepared to survive and recover quickly from big earthquakes. ShakeOut is also a major activity of America's PrepareAthon!

2016 is the fourth year that Northeast states have been organized as an Official ShakeOut Region. FEMA and the Northeast States Emergency Consortium are coordinating recruitment across the entire region.

* If you cannot hold your ShakeOut drill on 10/20, you can select another day when you register.

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

Who is registered to participate?
Lists by state & category

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

Share your ShakeOut
Your photos, videos, and stories

Frequently Asked Questions

PLAN YOUR DRILL

How to plan your drill

Information for your state

      ShakeOut Shop

Countdown to ShakeOut for Organizations (PDF)

Recommended Earthquake Safety Actions (PDF | RTF)

Earthquake Guide for People with Disabilities (PDF | RTF)

Check the Stats


registrants and counting!

( worldwide)

Click an area on our interactive map to find other ShakeOut registrants in your state...
Click to see the number of registrants from New Jersey Click to see the number of registrants from Pennsylvania Click to see the number of registrants from Connecticut Click to see the number of registrants from Rhode Island Click to see the number of registrants from Massachusetts Click to see the number of registrants from Vermont Click to see the number of registrants from New Hampshire Click to see the number of registrants from New York Click to see the number of registrants from Maine Click to see the number of registrants from Other Areas

2015 Registrants: Over 410,000
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In 2016 Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Pennsylvania are organizing statewide recruitment efforts, while FEMA and the Northeast States Emergency Consortium are coordinating recruitment across the entire region.

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©2016 SCEC Southern California Earthquake Center @ USC
The Great NorthEast 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!