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Ready for the ShakeOut 2016

Utah Insurance Department - Capitol Hill, Salt Lake City, UT

Photo by: Julie Chytraus

Ready for the ShakeOut 2016


Commissioner Kiser of the Utah Department of Insurance confers with some of his emergency committee members to make sure all employees are accounted for.

Utah Department of Insurance - Capitol Hill, Salt Lake City, UT

Photo by: Julie Chytraus

Commissioner Kiser of the Utah Department of Insurance confers with some of his emergency committee members to make sure all employees are accounted for.


Westland Elementary students, along with nearly 1 million other Utahans participated in the Great Utah Shakeout. Art projects sit idle in Mr. Yospe’s first grade class as they practiced their techniques for drop, cover and hold on in preparation for a real earthquake.

Westland Elementary School, West Jordan, UT

Photo by: Steven Dunham

Westland Elementary students, along with nearly 1 million other Utahans participated in the Great Utah Shakeout. Art projects sit idle in Mr. Yospe’s first grade class as they practiced their techniques for drop, cover and hold on in preparation for a real earthquake.


Our best time to evacuate dogs was 1 minute 5 seconds!

Salt Lake City, UT

Photo by: Sharon Opfermann

Our best time to evacuate dogs was 1 minute 5 seconds!






©2016 SCEC Southern California Earthquake Center @ USC
Be Ready UtahThe Great Utah 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!