From: Jody Duncan
Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear has proclaimed February as Earthquake Awareness Month in Kentucky as local, state and federal officials continue to prepare for The Great Central U.S. ShakeOut Earthquake Drill, scheduled for February 7, 2013.
The 2013 Great Central U.S. ShakeOut is expected to involve more than 2 million people through a broad‐based outreach program, partnerships with the media, and public advocacy. This event is being organized by the Central United States Earthquake Consortium (CUSEC) which includes the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Kentucky, Illinois, Indiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma and Tennessee. The ShakeOut will be centered around a simultaneous Drop, Cover and Hold On earthquake preparedness drill that will be held at 10:15 a.m. Central Time on February 7, 2013. Drop, Cover and Hold On is the easy‐to remember and recommended personal protective action to take in the event of an earthquake.