Tips for the big one
With all of these terrifying small earthquakes you really cant help to think, “Am I prepared for a big one?”.
That 7.1 magnitude quake really was a wake up call!
We have done some studying and prepared a few tips and guidelines to take into consideration:
Make a plan with your family/friends
We are sure this is the last topic you want to bring up on your Friday night dinner. However, it is a very important discussion to have. Together elect a meeting place and an out-of-area contact that everyone can check in with and rely on to relay messages.
Get a an earthquake survival kit
Amazon has different options ranging from $50 – $200.
Let’s go back to elementary school basics
DROP | COVER | HOLD
When a quake starts, drop down where you are and cover your head. If you are near a table, take cover and hold on tight to the legs.
Check for Hazards
Once shaking stops check for injuries, help others if needed, and check your surroundings for any hazards.
Check in with your loved ones.