What to Do During an Earthquake

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You may know a lot about earthquakes or nothing at all, depending on where you live. Did you know earthquakes can occur anywhere without warning? No matter where you call home, it's critical to understand how to prepare for an earthquake and how to stay safe during and after one hits. You need to learn:

  • How to prepare for an earthquake
  • What to do if you're indoors during an earthquake
  • What to do if you're outdoors during an earthquake
  • What to do after an earthquake

Preparing for an earthquake is probably the last thing on your to-do list — that is, if it's even on your to-do list. You have other, more important, things to take care of, like cleaning that grout in the shower, for example. Well, put the grout on hold and learn earthquake preparedness. It won't take long, and you'll be a whole lot safer if you follow these instructions.

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