Statewide earthquake drill is Oct. 18

October 9, 2012

By Administrator

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.

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