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Local students participate in annual earthquake drill

Local students participate in annual earthquake drill
Posted at 9:15 AM, Oct 17, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-17 23:01:29-04

Millions of people both locally and statewide took part in the Great California ShakeOut earthquake drill Thursday.

Anyone can particiapte in the drill, which usually happens at 10:17 a.m.

At that time, people are encouraged to drop, cover and hold for one minute, practicing what would be needed in the case of a real earthquake.

Many local schools, including Miguelito Elementary in Lompoc and Nipomo Elementary in Nipomo participated.

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