Statewide earthquake drill is Oct. 18
October 9, 2012
New: Oct. 9, 2:29 p.m.
October is Disaster Preparedness Month in Washington. The observance includes a statewide drop, cover and hold earthquake drill.
The drill, dubbed the Great Washington ShakeOut, is scheduled for 10:18 a.m. Oct. 18. The regional earthquake exercise includes participants in California, Idaho, Oregon and across the border in British Columbia.
Washington residents can register for the drill at www.shakeout.org/washington.