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HUGE Earthquake (Drill) Scheduled for 10:15 a.m. Today

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Today is the state's largest-ever earthquake drill ever. Some 6.8 million people are signed up to participate in the simple, but important process of dropping, covering and holding on. You don't need really don't need to sign up, but listening to this video from the Great California Shakeout may help when a large quake starts shaking--hopefully in your sudden freakout, you remember these tips.

If you experienced the 1994 quake, that's nothing compared to what scientists expect. Scare the hell out of yourself by watching this video that roleplays a 7.8 magnitude quake in Los Angeles. Good luck!