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The Great California Shake Out Is Coming On October 20

The Great California Shake Out Is Coming On October 20

DROP! COVER! HOLD ON! This year’s International ShakeOut Day is October 20, when millions of people worldwide will participate in earthquake drills at work, school, or home. At 10:20 am (local time) on 10/20, join millions of people across California practicing earthquake safety.

The International ShakeOut Day, every third Thursday of October, is a day of individual and community events featuring the largest earthquake drill ever, organized to inspire others to get ready for big earthquakes, and to prevent disasters from becoming catastrophes. What you do to prepare now, before the next big earthquake, will determine how well you can survive and recover. ShakeOut will occur in houses, workplaces, schools, and public spaces on October 20, 2022. You can also hold your drill on any other day of the year.

Register at to involve your family or organization. You will receive information on how to prepare for earthquakes and what actions to take during and after the shaking, as well as other ShakeOut news and updates. You can also see who else is participating in your community at


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