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Millions of people worldwide will practice how to Drop, Cover, and Hold On at 10:16 a.m. on October 16 during Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drills, which began in California in 2008.

Participating is a great way for your family or organization to be prepared to survive and recover quickly from big earthquakes– wherever you live, work, or travel.

Click here for more information on the Great California ShakeOut.

The director for communication, education and outreach for the Southern California Earthquake Center, Mark Benthien previewed the Great California Shakeout that’s happening on Thursday, Oct. 16 at 10:16 a.m.  This segment aired on the KTLA 5 Morning News on Oct. 13, 2014.