‘Great California Shakeout’ at 10:17am

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Millions of Californians are expected to “drop, cover and hold on” today as part of an annual earthquake preparedness drill aimed at ensuring people are ready for the “big one.”

The sixth annual “Great California ShakeOut” is scheduled for 10:17 a.m. The scenario assumes a magnitude-7.8 quake or larger along the southernmost area of the San Andreas fault.

More than 3.2 million people in Los Angeles County alone have registered to take part in the “Great California ShakeOut.”

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