October 11, 2012 (San Diego) – On October 18 at 10:18, San Diego County residents will “Drop, Cover, and Hold On” in the Great California ShakeOut, the largest earthquake drill ever. Below are Eartqhuake Safety Dos and Don’ts.
At 10:18 a.m. on October 18, 2012, we will “Drop, Cover, and Hold On” in The Great California ShakeOut, the largest earthquake drill ever!
During earthquakes, drop to the floor, take cover under a sturdy desk or table, and hold on to it firmly. Be prepared to move with it until the shaking stops.
The area near the exterior wall of a building is the most dangerous place to be. Windows and architectural details are often the first parts of the building to collapse. To stay away from this danger zone, stay inside if you are inside and outside if you are outside.