Various resources are available online to help us better understand earthquakes, the threat they pose to all Californians, and how to better prepare ourselves so that we can all survive and recover quickly when the big one happens!

Seven Steps to Earthquake Safety Earthquake preparedness materials en español

NEW! Resources in 15 Languages

Accessibility Resources

TsunamiZone Resources: Help us raise awareness for tsunami preparedness!

San Andreas: Hollywood Fantasy is not California Reality

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Regional Earthquake Safety Booklets

California (Statewide & Regional)

Staying Safe Where the Earth Shakes
Where in California are you? Find your region’s booklet, or download the
Statewide Edition (PDF).


Southern California

Putting Down Roots in Earthquake Country

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Seven Steps to Earthquake Safety

Echando Raíces en Tierra de Terremotos
Leer en español

Bajar en español


San Francisco Bay Region

Putting Down Roots in Earthquake Country

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Protecting Your Family From Earthquakes

in English and SpanishDownload PDF

Download PDF of Protecting your Family from Earthquakes in Chinese, Vietnamese, and KoreanProtecting Your Family From Earthquakes

in English, Chinese, Vietnamese, and KoreanDownload PDF


Northern California

Living on Shaky Ground: How to Survive Earthquakes and Tsunamis in Northern California

Download PDF (English) (Spanish)

Visit the Living on Shaky Ground website


Earthquake Safety for Organizations

7 Steps to a Disaster Resilient Workplace

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Earthquake booklets for these and other regions

Resources for Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drills

Numerous materials are available to you or your organization to support your participation in Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drills and to promote earthquake awareness and preparedness.

Great California ShakeOut resources

Resources for other regions

Recursos en español

Resources for ShakeOut promotion (social media, animations, press release templates, etc.)

Other Resources

FEMA Earthquake Resources

USGS Earthquake Resources

California Earthquake Authority

Earthquake Brace + Bolt