Where will you be on the morning of April 17 at 10:15 a.m.? At work? At school? At home? Likely your family will be in many different places at that exact moment. What would you do if there was a 7.0 earthquake? How would you get back together? How would you communicate? Do you have enough supplies to survive an extended recovery period without water or power?
Be Ready Utah is hosting The Great Utah Shake Out and is encouraging everyone state wide to DROP! COVER! and HOLD ON! at exactly 10:15 a.m. on April 17. Write the date on your calendar today! Even if you don't live in Utah, you can still partcipate and take the opportunity to practice with your family and to improve your earthquake preparedness!
This is a fantastic video to get you thinking about what could happen:
There is a ton of information at this website: http://www.shakeout.org/utah/resources/.