What to Do During an Earthquake

Stay as safe as possible during an earthquake. Be aware that some earthquakes are actually foreshocks and a larger earthquake might occur. Minimize your movements to a few steps to a nearby safe place and stay indoors until the shaking has stopped and you are sure exiting is safe.

If indoors

If outdoors

If in a moving vehicle

If trapped under debris

Last Modified: Wednesday, 22-Aug-2007 13:42:40 EDT