Millions of Californians will participate in the annual earthquake drill
known as the Great California ShakeOut today.
The drill is scheduled for 10:17 a.m.
to the Shakeout website, 9.3 million Californians are officially
registered for the event, with just over 4.1 million participating in
Southern California alone.
Local organizations are registered as
part of the drill, including the cities of Walnut and Diamond Bar as well as the Walnut Valley, Pomona, and Rowland unified school districts.
Cal Poly Pomona and Mt. San Antonio College also registered.
10:17 a.m. arrives, everyone is instructed to "drop, cover and hold."
Everyone is also encouraged to review and update emergency preparedness
plans and supplies and to secure your space to prevent damage and
Officials tout numerous ways for various organizations to participate in the ShakeOut. Click the link to find ways to take part in the drill.