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October 13, 2018



NBCNews was in town yesterday to report on the drills. View it here:



This exercise was news to me and I did not drop-and-cover:

The annual Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drill was Thursday, encouraging people in the Southland and around the globe to drop, cover and hold to test their level of preparedness for a major temblor.

The 10th annual drill was at 10:18 a.m. At that time, millions of people across California were to "drop" to the ground, take "cover" under a desk, table or other sturdy surface and "hold on" for 60 seconds, as if a major earthquake were occurring.

More than 10 million people in California registered at www.shakeout.org to participate in the drill, including nearly 3.3 million in Los Angeles County and 875,000 in Orange County.


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