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Photos From The 2013 Central U.S. ShakeOut

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Lake County Department of Homeland Security/Emergency Management Agency personal, Lake County Health personal, and health personal from various schools etc.

Lake County Department of Homeland Security/Emergency Management Agency, Crown Point, Indiana

Photo by: Jodi Richmond

Lake County Department of Homeland Security/Emergency Management Agency personal, Lake County Health personal, and health personal from various schools etc.


Darke County Commissioners are ready to Drop, Cover and Hold ON!

Darke County OH, Greenville, OH

Photo by: Lynne Gump

Darke County Commissioners are ready to Drop, Cover and Hold ON!


Lake County Department of Homeland Security/Emergency Management Agency personal, Lake County Health personal, and health personal from various schools etc.

Lake County Department of Homeland Security/Emergency Management Agency, Crown,

Photo by: Jodi Richmond

Lake County Department of Homeland Security/Emergency Management Agency personal, Lake County Health personal, and health personal from various schools etc.


Lake County Department of Homeland Security/Emergency Management Agency personal, Lake County Health personal, and health personal from various schools etc.

Lake County Department of Homeland Security/Emergency Management Agency, Crown Point, Indiana

Photo by: Jodi Richmond

Lake County Department of Homeland Security/Emergency Management Agency personal, Lake County Health personal, and health personal from various schools etc.


I'm Ready!  Mike Henderson of Mote and Associates and an American Red Cross Board Member, showing off his Drop, Cover and Hold ON

Workplace, Greenville, OH

Photo by: Lynne Gump

I'm Ready! Mike Henderson of Mote and Associates and an American Red Cross Board Member, showing off his Drop, Cover and Hold ON


Lake County Department of Homeland Security/Emergency Management Agency personal, Lake County Health personal, and health personal from various schools etc.

Lake County Department of Homeland Security/Emergency Management Agency, Crown Point, Indiana

Photo by: Jodi Richmond

Lake County Department of Homeland Security/Emergency Management Agency personal, Lake County Health personal, and health personal from various schools etc.


Greenville Kiwanis Club practiced their Drop, Cover and Hold ON.

BRC lunch meeting, Greenville, OH

Photo by: Lynne Gump

Greenville Kiwanis Club practiced their Drop, Cover and Hold ON.


Duck and cover is the rule for the drill today!

Franklin County Emergency Management and Homeland Security, Columbus, Ohio

Photo by: Jo Baumgartner

Duck and cover is the rule for the drill today!


Safe and secure for the earthquake drill...

Franklin County Emergency Management and Homeland Security, Columbus, Ohio

Photo by: Jo Baumgartner

Safe and secure for the earthquake drill...


Drop, Cover and Hold On!

Illinois Emergency Management Agency, Springfield, IL

Photo by: Kate Mackz

Drop, Cover and Hold On!


Getting prepared in case of an earthquake

Illinois Emergency Management Agency, Springfield, IL

Photo by: Kate Mackz

Getting prepared in case of an earthquake


I need a bigger desk!

Illinois Emergency Management Agency, Springfield, IL

Photo by: Kate Mackz

I need a bigger desk!


This is how we ShakeOut!

Illinois Emergency Management Agency, Springfield, IL

Photo by: Kate Mackz

This is how we ShakeOut!


Number crunchers ShakeOut too!

Illinois Emergency Management Agency, Springfield, IL

Photo by: Kate Mackz

Number crunchers ShakeOut too!


ShakingOut together!

Illinois Emergency Management Agency, Springfield, IL

Photo by: Kate Mackz

ShakingOut together!


What to do if you cannot fit under a table/desk.

Department for Environmental Protection, Frankfort, KY

Photo by: Tammy Hurst

What to do if you cannot fit under a table/desk.


The proper way to drop, cover, and hold on.

Department for Environmental Protection, Frankfort, KY

Photo by: Tammy Hurst

The proper way to drop, cover, and hold on.


This drill caught a training in session.

Department for Environmental Protection, Frankfort, KY

Photo by: Tammy Hurst

This drill caught a training in session.


Some divisions went overboard!!

Department for Environmental Protection, Frankfort, KY

Photo by: Tammy Hurst

Some divisions went overboard!!


It's important to take your cell phone with you.

Department for Environmental Protection, Frankfort, KY

Photo by: Tammy Hurst

It's important to take your cell phone with you.


First 30second to the next 30 days

Jackson Township Fire Department, Helmsburg, IN



First 30second to the next 30 days






©2014 SCEC Southern California Earthquake Center @ USC
The Great Central U.S. ShakeOut Step 1: Secure it now! Step 2: Make a plan Step 3: Make disaster kits Step 4: Is your place safe? Step 5: Drop, Cover, and Hold On Step 6: Check it out! Step 7: Communicate and recover!