After an Earthquake

after an earthquake

After an Emergency

Are you Ready?

A natural disaster can strike at any time, without warning. Learn how to make an emergency kit and plan, and protect yourself, your family, and your property.

After an earthquake, it’s important to stay calm and move carefully, watching for hazards above and around you. You or others may be injured. Treat yourself first and then assist others.

Quick tips for after an earthquake

Expect aftershocks, which may occur after an earthquake.

After the shaking stops:

If you suspect sewer or water line damage, do not use your toilet.

Check for gas leaks

If you turn off the gas for any reason, it must be turned back on by a professional.

Check for electrical damage

Turn off the electricity at the main fuse box or circuit breaker if it is safe for you to do so you if you:

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