Welcome to Earthquake Country!

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The Earthquake Country Alliance (ECA) is a statewide public-private partnership of people, organizations, and regional alliances that work together to improve preparedness, mitigation and resiliency.

ECA provides information and resources to help everyone who lives, works, or travels in earthquake country get prepared to survive and recover quickly.

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Drop, Cover, and Hold On!

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Read our special report about why you should "drop, cover, and hold on" to protect yourself during earthquake shaking.

Putting Down Roots in Earthquake Country, Living on Shaky Ground, and similar publications: each includes an overview of earthquake hazards, earthquake science basic information, and the Seven Steps to Earthquake Safety.

Use this CalOES website to discover the hazards that exist in your area and learn how to reduce your risk.

Information in Spanish version can be found at terremotos.org.


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