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The Great California ShakeOut

Practice how to Drop, Cover, and Hold On during an earthquake.

Join UC San Diego and millions of people worldwide for the Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drills

Save the date this year! The Great ShakeOut will be October 21th at 10:21 am.


How can you take part?

It's easy. Take 10-15 minutes in October and choose an activity with your team or department:

Sign up and participate!

Last year, California had over 10 million participants take part. Make that number higher this year and show that UC San Diego cares about earthquake preparedness.

Get useful resources for your drill and department by visiting the Great ShakeOut

Contact Dismas Abelman, Emergency Manager at or call (858) 534-5451 for more information.