Annual Great California ShakeOut earthquake drill

Riverside, Ca –

"Faculty, staff and students at the University of California, Riverside will join 10 million people expected to participate in the annual Great California ShakeOut earthquake drill on Thursday, Oct. 15 at 10:15 a.m.

The approximately two-minute drill is a voluntary exercise as a first response to a simulated magnitude 7.8 earthquake along the southern San Andreas Fault. Such an earthquake could disrupt utilities, transportation, and telecommunication systems, resulting in injuries, death and structural damage."

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