Great California ShakeOut: Bay Area Primary Media Event

The Great California ShakeOut provides an opportunity for the whole community to come together and improve their earthquake safety each third Thursday of October. Participants register their commitment and find earthquake safety resources at

The main Bay Area media event at the City of Berkeley’s Civic Center Park will have highly visual, engaging interview and photo opportunities featuring earthquake experts, exhibits, demonstrations and a “Drop, Cover and Hold On” drill with City of Berkeley staff and partners. You can see other media and public events around the state at

WHERE: City of Berkeley Civic Center Park, 2151 Martin Luther King Way, Berkeley, CA

WHEN: Thursday, October 18, 2018, 4:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

4:30am – 9:00am: Interviews with experts, in and around Ready America’s Shake Trailer

9:00am – 10:00am: Press Conference with City of Berkeley leadership and local, state, regional and federal officials and earthquake experts

10:18am – 10:19am: ShakeOut earthquake drill (Drop, Cover and Hold On!)10:18am – 10:19am: ShakeOut earthquake drill (Drop, Cover and Hold On!)

10:30am – 12:00pm: Exhibitor Fair and continued interviews

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