What to do during an earthquake?

Keeping Safe

If you want to keep safe in a earthquake and you're inside you should hide in a closet or if you might be in bed you can hide under the blankets and cover your head with a pillow.But if you're outside and a earthquake strikes quickly find an open space and drop to the ground cover your head and hold on.
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What to do during an earthquake

1. Drop down take cover under a desk or table and hold on tight.

2. If you are inside stay inside until the shaking stops and you're sure it's safe to exit.If you are outside find an open space.

3. Stay away from things that can fall on you.

4. If you are in bed, hold on and stay there, protecting your head with a pillow.


What the the video is?

This is room 5's video and it is about drop to the ground cover your head and hold on tightly and walk sensibly.

Keeping safe

Currently, there is no way to scientifically predict an earthquake.
Earthquakes happen when two large pieces of the Earth's crust suddenly slip. This causes shock waves to shake the surface of the Earth in the form of an earthquake.
Did you know that there are around half a million earthquakes in the world every year? However only a small amount can be felt and less than a hundred cause damage. Did you know that houses in some countries are being specially designed and built to withstand earthquakes? Did you know that earthquakes under the ocean can cause a tsunami? Read our interesting facts sheet to discover more information, fun facts and trivia about the subject of Earthquakes.


By: Alia P, Aidan M, Jacob G, Holly M, Grace and Liam M