Great Arizona Shakeout - earthquake preparedness drill

Event Date: 
October 19, 2017 - 10:15am
Contact Name: 
Michael Conway
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Great Arizona Shakeout – 10:19 am on 19 October 2017 | two-minute Drop-Cover-Hold On drill.

Natural Hazrads in ArizonaRural Arizona is particularly prone to earthquakes: Flagstaff and N-NW AZ; Prescott, Yuma, Duncan in E AZ, UT-AZ-NV border area.  Historically, more than 3,300 earthquakes have occurred in Arizona and environs. (We are not immune to large earthquakes originating in SW CA, S UT, Northern Mexico, and Western NM.)

See the graphic at right from our Natural Hazards In Arizona interactive map.




We offer a number of resources for the health community:

Arizona Shakeout is organized by Arizona Geological Survey (UA College of Sciences), DEMA, County, Tribal, and municipal emergency managers, education community and healthcare community, and business organizations.

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