Great Southeast ShakeOut earthquake drill is at 10:18 a.m., today, 10/18/12. The basic drill for people inside a building is to drop to the floor, take cover under a sturdy desk or other sturdy furniture, and hold on to the furniture. Virginia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and the District of Columbia are participating in the Southeast ShakeOut. Similar drills are taking place throughout the country and the world. Click the f0llowing link for more information: SouthEast ShakeOut – Get Ready!. Here’s a link for video and audio to guide you through the drill today or at any time: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nANnUNauD1c
Also see “Southeastern States Join National Earthquake Drill,” USA Today, 10/17/12.