Virginia Leads in Registrations for Multi-State Earthquake Drill - 8NEWS - WRIC | News Where You Live

Virginia Leads in Registrations for Multi-State Earthquake Drill

Posted: Updated:
Facebook Facebook

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.

The drill is open to all. Sign up at shakeout.org/southeast.

Powered by WorldNow

301 Arboretum Place, Richmond
VA, 23236

Telephone: 804.330.8888
Fax: 804.330.8881
Email: news@wric.com

Can't find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.