Time to Prepare for the Great Washington Shakeout

By Gordon Williams Schedule yourself to put aside whatever you are doing at precisely 10:18 a.m. on October 18th (10:18 on 10/18) and spend the next 60 seconds dropping, covering and holding on. By doing so, you will be one of the million-plus people in Washington—more than 40 million people worldwide—practicing their earthquake coping skills … Continue reading Time to Prepare for the Great Washington Shakeout

Help for Honing your Earthquake Survival Skills

By Gordon Williams The Great Washington ShakeOut--the moment each year when we’re supposed to practice our earthquake survival skills--comes this year at 10:19 a.m. on Thursday, October 19. Keeping your drop, cover and hold-on skills up to speed is a pretty compelling notion in a region where earthquakes are all too common. As the state … Continue reading Help for Honing your Earthquake Survival Skills