– The Great America Shake-out Earthquake Drill October 19, 10:19am
“Everyone, everywhere, should know how to protect themselves during earthquakes. Even if earthquakes are rare where you live, they may happen where you or your family travel.
Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drills are an annual opportunity for people in homes, schools, and organizations to practice what to do during earthquakes, and to improve preparedness.”
Read more from the Southern California Earthquake Center @ USC.
– How you can participate in Washington State
“Millions of people worldwide will practice how to Drop, Cover, and Hold On at 10:19 a.m. on October 19 during Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drills!
Washingtonians can join them today by registering for the 2017 Great Washington ShakeOut.”
– From Yelm Police Chief & Emergency Preparedness Manager Todd Stancil
“The month of October is Washington State’s Disaster Preparedness Month and NOAA Weather Radio Awareness Month. The Great Washington Shake Out Drill will be on Thursday, October 19th at 10:19 a.m. I would encourage private citizens and businesses to participate in the state wide Drop, Cover, and Hold earthquake drill and join over a million participants throughout the state that will take part in this important planning drill.”