GET READY TO SHAKEOUT
Although earthquakes in Georgia are comparatively rare, it’s important for everyone be aware of earthquake risks and know how to stay safe by following three steps: Drop, Cover, Hold On.
On October 15, join more than a million people across the Southeast who will practice their earthquake safety skills during the Great Southeast ShakeOut. Participation is simple. Register online, mark your calendar and at 10:15 a.m. on 10/15, Drop to the ground, take Cover under a table or desk, and Hold On to it as if a major earthquake were happening. Stay down for at least 60 seconds.
Do you live in one of the Georgia counties most prone to earthquakes? Learn more about the areas of Georgia particularly at risk, and find out what steps to take before, during and after an earthquake.