Millions take part in earthquake drill

Thursday 18 October 2012 23.58
Radio stations in the US, southern Italy and Central Asia announced that an earthquake was happening
Radio stations in the US, southern Italy and Central Asia announced that an earthquake was happening

Millions of people in several countries took part in an earthquake drill today across the globe.

As part of the drill, radio stations in several US states, southern Italy and Central Asia announced that an earthquake was happening and encouraged people to make themselves safe.

Director of the Southern California Earthquake Center Dr Thomas Jordan, said that the annual "ShakeOut" drill helps focus the minds of people who live in vulnerable areas.

Keywords: earthquake, drill

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