Great ShakeOut

Dr. Lucy Jones has been a seismologist with the USGS and a Visiting Research Associate at the Seismological Laboratory of Caltech since 1983.  (Photo credit: CBS)

USGS Seismologist Warns LA Quake Could Knock Out Power Grid, Disrupt Water Supply

On the eve of the “Great ShakeOut,” Dr. Lucy Jones updated Los Angeles officials on ways the city can better prepare for an earthquake, and potential losses in the event of a quake.


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Millions Take Part In ‘Great ShakeOut’ Earthquake Drill

Californians Thursday dove under desks and tables in an annual earthquake survival drill.


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Millions To Take Part In Thursday’s Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drill

Hoping to survive an earthquake, many Californians and people in earthquake prone regions around the world were gearing up for a major earthquake drill.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/16/2013

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City Officials Launch OK/HELP Window Sign Program For Earthquake Preparedness

Just days before the 5th annual Great ShakeOut event, Los Angeles Council Member Mitchell Englander partnered with the Los Angeles Fire Department, the U.S. Geological Survey and American Red Cross to launch the OK/HELP sign program.

CBS Los Angeles–10/15/2012