Virginia Leads in Registrations for Multi-State Earthquake Drill
RICHMOND - The Great SouthEast ShakeOut is set for Thursday, Oct. 17 at 10:17 a.m. The drill provides an opportunity to practice the safe response to an earthquake:
More than 694,281 Virginians have signed up to practice "Drop, Cover, and Hold On," the recommended response to an earthquake. A total of 990,000 people have signed up so far from Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, West Virginia, Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C.