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Shake Out, Secure Your Space and Enable ShakeReadySD to Prepare for Earthquakes

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Some natural disasters like earthquakes are unpredictable and can result in serious injury or worse. Join the 7.1 million Californians who have registered the Great California ShakeOut earthquake drill at 10:21 a.m.  on 10/21/21 and protect yourself and your family by practicing your response and securing items in your home and workspace. 

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Earthquake Preparedness Month Reminds Residents: “Don’t Get Caught Off Guard”

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April is Earthquake Preparedness Month in California, and the County of San Diego’s Office of Emergency Services (OES) and California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) are reminding residents to “not get caught off guard” and have a plan for how to protect themselves in the event of an earthquake.

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Strong Quake Prompts Earthquake Preparedness Reminders

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If you felt some shaking on the Fourth of July, and even if you didn’t personally sense it, you have likely heard it was from a 6.4 magnitude earthquake in the Mojave Desert near the town of Ridgecrest. The quake is being called one of the biggest in Southern California in 20 years, could be felt in various counties as far as San Diego County and Nevada, and is continuing to put out aftershocks.