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Commerce CA - Emergency Preparedness Division
Thursday October 19th, 2017 :: 09:13 a.m. PDT


The Great California Shakeout Drill

At 10:19am on October 19. 2017, City of Commerce will join millions of Californians and “Drop, Cover, and Hold On” in The Great California ShakeOut, the state’s largest earthquake drill ever! Everyone is encouraged to

participate in the drill wherever you are at 10:19

a.m. on 10/19!


Major earthquakes may happen anywhere you

live, work, or travel. The ShakeOut is our chance

to practice how to protect ourselves, and for

everyone to become prepared. The goal is to

prevent a major earthquake from becoming a

catastrophe for you, your organization, and your



Why is a “Drop, Cover, and Hold On” drill

important? To respond quickly you must practice

often. You may only have seconds to protect

yourself in an earthquake before strong shaking

knocks you down, or something falls on you.

Join us at 10:19am and take part in the Shakeout.

Commerce CA - Emergency Preparedness Division
2535 Commerce Way
Commerce, CA 90040

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 323-887-4460