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05/08/2017: New Website Represents Major Advance in Tsunami Warning Center Product Dissemination
10/17/2016: FEMA: $866 Million in California earthquake, fire risk-reduction grants awarded since Loma Prieta, Oakland-Berkeley Hills Fire (ShakeOut )
10/13/2016: Millions Worldwide Participate In 2016 Great Shakeout Earthquake Drills (ShakeOut )
10/11/2016: Broadcasters Support Nationwide Participation in Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drills (Press Release) (ShakeOut )
10/03/2016: Are you ready for a major earthquake? What to do before - and during - a big one (
09/19/2016: Nation Prepares in September and Gets Ready to ShakeOut (ShakeOut )
09/06/2016: The Great Shakeout drill coming to Tulsa following 5.6 magnitude earthquake (KJRH)
09/01/2016: FEMA: September is National Preparedness Month (FEMA)
09/01/2016: USGS: September is National Preparedness Month (USGS)
05/04/2016: 5 things to avoid if an earthquake strikes (
04/19/2016: The Latest: Ecuador says death toll from quake jumps to 413 (
04/19/2016: Ecuador counts over 400 quake deaths, damage in the billions (
04/19/2016: Aftershocks Rattle Japan as Deaths From Quakes Rise to 45 (The New York Times)
04/19/2016: Dramatic Rescue Amid Rubble Gives Ecuador Hope for Survivors (The New York Times)
04/19/2016: Preparing for the Big One (Huffington Post)
04/19/2016: More aftershocks feared in wake of Kumamoto quake (
04/19/2016: Japan Earthquake: 'I Thought I Was Going to Die' (The New York Times)
10/21/2014: Educación promueve participación de padres como ruta al éxito escolar (Villalba Online)
10/16/2014: Supera expectativas simulacro de terremoto del “Gran Shakeout” (El Vocero)
10/16/2014: Cátedra de jóvenes en Toa Baja en el simulacro "Shake Out" (
10/16/2014: Se preparan para el "Gran terremoto" (Telemundo 48)
10/16/2014: Día de prepararse para temblores (Telemundo 52)
10/15/2014: Simulacro de terremoto mañana jueves (El Nuevo Día)
10/15/2014: Se prepara hoy Puerto Rico contra terremotos (El Nuevo Día)
10/15/2014: Día de prepararse para temblores – Telemundo 52 (Noticanarias)
10/14/2014: Simulacro de terremoto este jueves (El Nuevo Día)
10/11/2014: A participar del simulacro El Gran Shakeout de Puerto Rico (Villalba Online)
10/10/2014: A 96 años del terremoto de 1918 en Puerto Rico (El Nuevo Día)
10/10/2014: Simulacro de terremoto en Toa Baja (El Vocero)
10/08/2014: Puerto Rico se une nuevamente al “Shakeout” (Noti Uno 630)
10/08/2014: Puerto Rico participará nuevamente en el ‘Gran shakeout’ (
10/08/2014: Ejercicio de terremoto en Puerto Rico (El Nuevo Día)
10/22/2013: Agáchese, cúbrase y agárrese (El Nuevo Día)
10/17/2013: Tiembla Puerto Rico por simulacro (
10/17/2013: Se preparan para simulacro de terremoto (Vocero de Puerto Rico)
10/17/2013: PR takes part in global quake drill (Caribbean Business)
10/17/2013: Supera las expectativas impuestas (
10/17/2013: Un éxito el simulacro de terremoto (
10/17/2013: Simulacro exitoso, pero sin prueba de alertas a celulares (NotiCel)
10/16/2013: Tranque federal no detiene ‘El gran ShakeOut de Puerto Rico’ (Vocero de Puerto Rico)
10/16/2013: Mañana será el simulacro Gran Shakeout de Puerto Rico (
10/16/2013: Exitoso simulacro según AEMEAD (Vocero de Puerto Rico)
10/15/2013: Realizan mañana el simulacro Gran ShakeOut para todo Puerto Rico (
10/15/2013: Realizan mañana el simulacro Gran ShakeOut para todo Puerto Rico (
10/10/2013: The Great ShakeOut drill: Do you know what to do when an earthquake strikes? (The Ismaili)
10/10/2013: The Great ShakeOut drill: Do you know what to do when an earthquake strikes? (Global BC)
09/17/2013: Earthquake drills – why not take part in the Great ShakeOut? (Industrial Fire Journal - Fire & Rescue)
09/04/2013: USGS: September Is National Preparedness Month (Earth Imaging Journal)
09/03/2013: September: National Preparedness Month (Erosion Control)
08/30/2013: September is National Preparedness Month (Distributed Energy)
08/25/2013: “Secure Your Space” to Get Ready for the “Great ShakeOut” (PRWeb)
04/21/2013: Quake drill in Himalayan schools a big hit (The Hindu Business Line)
03/06/2013: Do 1 Thing March: Sheltering (Public Health Matters Blog - CDC Blogs)
10/18/2012: U.S. plans huge quake drill (Windsor Star)
10/18/2012: Today, Worldwide: Earthquake Drills (Newser)
10/18/2012: Earthquake drill is at 10:18 a.m. today (The Journal Gazette)
10/18/2012: California And Other State Preparing For Earthquakes With ‘Great ShakeOut’ (CBS Sacramento)
10/18/2012: “Éxito rotundo” el simulacro de terremoto (El Nuevo Día)
10/18/2012: US, several countries preparing for earthquakes (Fox Rio 2)
10/18/2012: Get Ready To Rumble…But For Now It’s Only A Drill (My FOX LA)
10/18/2012: Local Schools Prepare for Possible Earthquakes with Drill (WHSV)
10/18/2012: Exitoso simulacro de terremoto Gran ShakeOut de Puerto Rico (Vocero de Puerto Rico)
10/18/2012: Maryland among states practicing earthquakes preparations (
10/18/2012: Calif., other states take part in earthquake drill .com (Washington Examiner (AP))
10/18/2012: Más de mil escuelas participaron en el simulacro de terremoto (
10/18/2012: “Pasan la prueba” en simulacro de terremoto (El Nuevo Día)
10/17/2012: Amica Insurance Offers Earthquake Safety Tips for Tomorrow's Great ShakeOut (Benzinga)
10/17/2012: National earthquake drill on Thursday (Caribbean Business)
10/17/2012: Exitosa participación de estudiantes en simulacro de terremoto (
10/17/2012: Great ShakeOut teaches quake preparation (SFGate)
10/17/2012: ShakeOut preparing for big one (Concord Monitor (AP))
10/17/2012: Millions to take part in 'earthquake' drill (
10/16/2012: Prepare for earth changes: Millions worldwide join 'Great ShakeOut' Oct. 18 ( - California)
10/16/2012: Amica Insurance Offers Earthquake Safety Tips for Tomorrow’s Great ShakeOut (PRWeb)
10/15/2012: Earthquake drill set Thursday (Chatham Star Tribune)
10/15/2012: Millions Participating in Great ShakeOut Drills (Occupational Health & Safety)
10/12/2012: Get Ready to ShakeOut on October 18 (Paramus Post)
10/12/2012: Get Ready to ShakeOut on October 18 (United States Geological Survey (USGS))
10/11/2012: USGS Podcast - ShakeOut Drill: Preparing for Earthquakes (United States Geological Survey (USGS))
10/05/2012: Earthquake preparedness drill approaching (Nanaimo News Bulletin)
10/02/2012: ¿Estás preparado para un terremoto en Puerto Rico? (Univision Puerto Rico)
10/02/2012: Esperan gran participación en simulacro de terremoto (Primerahora)
10/02/2012: Realizarán simulacro de terremoto (
10/02/2012: Cientos participarán de simulacro de terremoto el 18 de octubre (Primerahora)
10/01/2012: Septiembre cierra con 38% más sismos (El Nuevo Día)
10/01/2012: Más temblores en septiembre que el mes anterior (
09/13/2012: Presidential Proclamation -- National Preparedness Month (American Association Of School Administrarors)

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The Great Puerto Rico 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!