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Volume 80, Number 5 September/October 2009 Earthquake Early WarningEarthquake Early Warning: Dos & Don: Dos & Don''tsts
 

Summary: Volume 80, Number 5 September/October 2009
Earthquake Early WarningEarthquake Early Warning: Dos & Don: Dos & Don''tsts
Outdoors
At Home In Public Buildings
When Driving
On Buses or Trains In Elevators Near Mountains/Cliffs
Hold on tight to a strap or
a handrail
Stop the elevator at the
nearest floor and get off
immediately
Watch out for rockfalls
and landslides
- Follow the attendant's instructions
- Remain calm
- Don't rush to the exit
- Protect your head and take shelter under a table
- Don't rush outside
- Don't worry about turning off the gas in the kitchen
- Look out for collapsing concrete-block walls

  

Source: Allen, Richard M. - Seismological Laboratory, Department of Earth and Planetary Science, University of California at Berkeley

 

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