Great SouthEast ShakeOut Earthquake Drill will be held October 15, 2015

The annual Great SouthEast ShakeOut earthquake drill will be held October 15, 2015, at 10:15 a.m., across the southeastern United States.    [Organizers invite participation anytime within two weeks of the official date.]   The drill is organized by the Central US Earthquake Consortium.   Organizers hope to have 20 million people in 30 states and territories participate in the 2013 drill.  For more information, visit http://www.shakeout.org/southeast/.

For a Virginia Water Radio episode (2 minutes/57 seconds) on the 2012 drill and on earthquake safety, please see Episode 132, 10-15-12, online at http://www.virginiawaterradio.org/2012/10/episode-132-10-15-12-great-southeast.html.  The online show notes for the episode also have links to more information on earthquakes.

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