Nationwide earthquake drill in October

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KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — A national event to teach people the steps to take during an earthquake is coming up in October.

On Oct. 17, at 10:17 a.m. millions of people across the United States will “Drop, Cover, and Hold” for the Great ShakeOut, a worldwide earthquake drill designed to teach people how to prepare for an earthquake. 

You can find out more information as well as register for the Oregon ShakeOut at www.shakeout.org/oregon.

More than 14.5 million people in the U.S., and 160,000 Oregon residents participated in the ShakeOut in 2012.





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