The drill is designed to encourage all of us to practice what we need to do to survive in the case of an earthquake. According to the Washington State Emergency Management Division, 1 million Washington citizens participated in last year’s Shake Out. This is the fourth year in a row that Washington has participated in the Shake Out.
Organizers encourage everyone to register for Thursday's event.
For more information about the Shake Out, go to:
Washington Military Department:
Washington Emergency Management Division: