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GET READY TO SHAKEOUT!


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2015 ShakeOut!

Mark your calendars! Millions of people worldwide will practice how to Drop, Cover, and Hold On at 10:15 a.m. on October 15*. You are invited to join them by participating in the 2015 Great NorthEast ShakeOut!

Last year more than 26.5 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.

2015 is the third year that Northeast states has 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 10/15, 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

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


participants and counting!

( worldwide)

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

2014 Participants: Over 500,000
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In 2015 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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©2015 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!