what is an earthquake?
Earthquakes are the sudden movements of the earth’s crust. The crust is made of huge pieces of rock called plates. When the plates move the land shakes. Earthquakes happen near cracks in the earth. Plates push against each other, one plate can also move under another. The movement is an Earthquake. Most earthquakes are small and harmless.
You need to prepare by:
Follow these steps:
Step 1: Check for fire or flames that might be in the house or building.
Step 2: Check for clues of damage to power.Turn off the power at the control box.
Step 3: Listen to the portable radio and TV for most recent emergency information.
Step 4: If there’s only one phone in the house or building, use it for emergencies only.