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The Great Central U.S. ShakeOut is October 19th
On 10.19.17 at 10:19 a.m. Ohioans are encouraged to Drop, Cover and Hold On as they practice the Great Central U.S. ShakeOut earthquake drill. If a substantial earthquake were to happen in Ohio, would you know what to do? Ohio doesn’t typically experience earthquakes on a large scale, but they do occur. So far this year, Ohio has had five. In 2016, there were 10.
Know what to do before, during and after an earthquake. Visit www.ShakeOut.org/centralus/ to register for the annual ShakeOut drill, and for earthquake preparedness information and resources.
Ohio is one of 14 states that comprise of the Central U.S. Earthquake Consortium.
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The Safer Ohio App is Ohio’s multi-function, mobile public safety tool for reporting suspicious activity, requesting emergency or roadside help, and monitoring traffic conditions. Get it at the App Store or on Google Play.
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