Great Nevada ShakeOut—October 20 at 10:20

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“Millions of people worldwide will practice how to Drop, Cover, and Hold On at 10:20 a.m. on October 20th during Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drills!

Nevadans can join them today by registering for the 2016 Great Nevada ShakeOut. Participating is a great way for your family or organization to be prepared to survive and recover quickly from big earthquakes– wherever you live, work, or travel.”

http://www.shakeout.org/nevada/[shakeout.org]

Also check out the NBMG website for more information on earthquakes:

http://www.nbmg.unr.edu/Geohazards/index.html

http://pubs.nbmg.unr.edu/Living-with-earthquakes-in-NV-p/sp027.htm

NBMG Information Video—Now Available!

The Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology conducts cutting edge, societally relevant science that fosters economic development and public safety and involves training of the next generation of geoscientists. Major projects include earthquake hazard studies in the nation’s third most seismically active state, mineral and geothermal resource assessments, and regional tectonic studies of Nevada’s rapidly evolving landscape.

Learn how the Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology serves the citizens of Nevada in this informative and beautiful video with audio (produced in cooperation with WebsEdge):