An earthquake can be a scary experience. Know what to expect during an earthquake to keep your customers and their valuable possessions safe.

Earthquake resources

Earthquake safety guide

Download our Earthquake safety guide, full of useful facts, talking points and tips on how to remain safe during and after an earthquake.


Be prepared, not scared

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Drop, cover and hold on

Earthquakes happen without warning. The best way to protect yourself is to immediately “drop, cover and hold on.”

Dr op

Drop to the ground (before the earthquake knocks you down).


Take cover by getting under a secured desk or table.

Hold On

Grab the legs of the desk or table, and hold on until the shaking stops.