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A Whole Lot of Shakin' Going On

Were you one of the ones that felt that dull rumble early this morning around 5 a.m.? It turned out to be a 3.6 magnitude earthquake that shook D.C., Virginia and parts of Maryland. If you didn't feel it, you're not alone. I didn't feel it either.

Thankfully, there haven't been reports of deaths, injuries or aftershocks, but the quake is a reminder that although the East Coast isn't known to be highly active with earthquakes, we aren't immune to such natural disasters.

You can prepare yourself and others for earthquakes and other natural disasters with the Create The Good Operation Emergency Prepare Toolkit. Use the toolkit to make checklists for your vital documents, emergency supplies and evacuation plans. It's also full of basic tips for emergencies.

Have any of you ever been in an earthquake? What tips would you suggest in an emergency like this?

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