Sign Up To Participate in Missouri’s Great Shakeout Earthquake Drill

(Farmington) Southeast Missouri experienced it’s largest earthquake in 30 years on November 17th of last year.

The 4.0 quake was centered near Poplar Bluff and was felt throughout the region.

Next month, the Great Central U.S. Shakeout Earthquake Drill will take place.

Jeff Briggs is Missouri’s earthquake program manager.

Briggs says knowing what to do could actually save your life if a large earthquake would strike.

Missouri’s shakeout earthquake drill will take place Thursday, October 20th at 10:20 a.m.

Schools, businesses, community organizations or any other group can register to participate in the drill at

Once you sign up, you will receive regular updates on the drill, along with information on earthquake preparedness and safety.