An earthquake is an intense shaking of Earth's surface. The shaking is caused by movements in Earth's outermost layer. Although the Earth looks like a pretty solid place from the surface, it’s actually extremely active just below the surface.https://spaceplace.nasa.gov/
|Once you feel earthquake shaking and inside, find a safe place and perform "Drop, Cover and Hold".
|If you are in a place such as department store, or an exhibition hall, follow the instructions of the security guard or warden.
|If you are at ground floor and near to exit, follow the safest and shortest route for evacuation. Be careful if the exit leads into a narrow lane which could be dangerous.
|If you are outside, protect your head;avoid hazards like falling buildings, trees, electricity poles, bridges etc.
|If you are in an automobile, move to the left curb and park, do not enter prohibited areas;avoid tall buildings, poles, tall trees and bridges.
|Be careful of landslides, rock falls and impending hazards.
|Do not panic or perform unsafe act such as rushing, jumping out of window.
|Before evacuating, if possible turn off flames or heat sources that can cause fire.
|As shaking stops, grab your Go Bag and then evacuate.
|Ignore rumors, move only after receiving accurate information.