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By Yvette Urrea Moe
County of San Diego Communications Office 

How to survive a significant earthquake


Last updated 12/27/2018 at 8:30pm

The recent Anchorage, Alaska, 7.0 magnitude earthquake and subsequent tsunami warning, which was later canceled, reminded residents to be prepared for these kinds of unpredictable disasters. Having a disaster plan and supplies and practicing disaster response with the family could mean escaping serious harm.

Residents who live in seismic zones like San Diego County should know what to do before, during and after a significant earthquake. Most people who are killed or injured during earthquakes are hurt by falling objects around them.

San Diego County’s Office of Emergency Services recomm...

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