LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Even though fewer people are in schools or offices during the coronavirus pandemic, the Great Shakeout will still happen today at 10:15 a.m.

The annual earthquake drill takes place at 10:15 a.m. People with the MyShake earthquake warning app will get a test warning, and students in distance learning classes will also be encouraged to take part in the virtual drill, which will also be streamed live on Facebook.

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In a video for the California Office of Emergency Services, Gov. Gavin Newsom reminded residents that the state experiences 10,000 earthquakes a year, on average.

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“So prioritizing earthquake preparedness is a must for all Californians,” he said. “The Great Shakeout is just one part of California’s efforts to prepare for our next major quake.”

The Great Shakeout is a reminder to Californians to drop, cover and hold on.

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Local officials say that even though people are at home and keeping their distance from others, they hope residents will still participate wherever they are.