4.6 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Region

Earthquake a Reminder to Make Sure You’re Prepared
Posted on 07/12/2019
Drop Cover Hold On

A 4.6 magnitude earthquake struck at Three Lakes, Washington and shook much of our region. As of now, no significant impacts or damages have been reported within King County.

Be prepared for aftershocks. Consider how prepared you are to survive a stronger earthquake. Learn more about preparing for and responding during an earthquake.

When the earth shakes, know what to do: Drop, Cover, and Hold On!

Be informed, and tell others: “Drop, Cover, and Hold On” is your best move to reduce injury and death during an earthquake in the United States.

  • DROP to the floor
  • Take COVER under a sturdy table, desk, or chair
  • HOLD ON until the shaking stops

What can you do to prepare?