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Earthquakes

If you are INSIDE when the shaking from an earthquake begins, you should:

    Run outside immediately.
    DUCK, COVER and HOLD ON! Duck or drop down to the floor.
    Call your friends and relatives as soon as possible to find out if they are OK.

If you are at risk from earthquakes, what can you do to prepare for an earthquake?

    Choose a safe place in every room in your home, such as under a sturdy table or desk.
    Develop a Family Disaster Plan.
    BOTH of the above; choose a safe place and develop a Family Disaster Plan.

Which state in the United States has the most earthquakes?

    Alaska
    California
    BOTH of the above; Alaska and California.

Where do most earthquakes occur?

    Along the boundaries of the Earth's crustal plates.
    On the continent of Antarctica.
    On the equator.

If you are OUTSIDE when the shaking from an earthquake begins, you should:

    Move into an open area away from trees, buildings, signs, utility poles and wires.
    Run inside the nearest building.
    Find a tree or something sturdy to grab on to.