Preparation Quake: The Facts

By Taylor Olson EARTHQUAKE earth·​quake  Noun | \ ˈərth-ˌkwāk \ Definition of earthquake    1: a shaking or trembling of the earth that is volcanic or tectonic in origin For Alaskans, experiencing the occasional rumble and shake of an earthquake is no different than glancing outside and realizing that it’s begun to rain. As the most…

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Preparation Quake: What to Do

By Taylor Olson Earthquake Safety: What to Do First and foremost—what should you do in the event of an earthquake? The short answer, according to the Earthquake Country Alliance: Drop, Cover and Hold On! Drop where you are, onto your hands and knees. Cover your head and neck with one arm. Crawl underneath a sturdy…

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