Earthquake Emergencies

  • If Indoors
    • Drop down to the ground or move safely to an area without risk of falling debris.
    • Cover your head and neck to protect from falling debris.
    • Take cover under sturdy furniture, such as a worktable or desk; or in doorways, halls or against inside walls.
    • Stay near the center of the building.
    • Stay away from glass windows or doors.
  • If Outdoors
    • Stay in the open away from buildings and structures. Keep away from utility wires.
    • After tremors have stopped, stay away from damaged building and structures because of possible aftershocks.