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EARTHQUAKE preparedness urged, Thursday drill set

Drop, Cover, and Hold On. That's what emergency management officials want everyone to do for the Great Central U.S. ShakeOut. That’s scheduled October 17th at 10:17 a.m. to bring awareness about earthquake preparedness. Illinois sits between two active seismic zones: the New Madrid Seismic Zone and the Wabash Valley Seismic Zone. On September 30th, the United States Geological Survey reports seven earthquakes occurred in one day.

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