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Great ShakeOut at 10:19 am

  • Date: 10/19/2017 10:00 AM

The Great Shakeout October 2017 square 1Earthquakes can happen where we work, live, or travel. Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drills are an opportunity for everyone, everywhere, to practice earthquake safety and other aspects of emergency plans. Once again, The Federal Emergency Management Agency is partnering with ShakeOut to encourage everyone to take action and register their participation with Prepareathon™ .

The 2017 International ShakeOut day is October 19, when millions of people worldwide will hold earthquake drills in schools, organizations, communities, and households at 10:19 a.m. local time.

Visit to register your participation, find resources, and learn more. 

You can also support on social media by participating in the ShakeOut Thunderclap at noon ET October 19. To join, go to the ShakeOut Thunderclap and agree to post a one-time message on Facebook, Twitter, or Tumblr promoting the earthquake drill.

 To learn more about earthquake safety, watch the When the Earth Shakes video from Prepareathon, go to, and visit the Prepareathon Earthquake page.

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