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WATCH: Seattle Kids Prepare for an 8.0 Earthquake in ‘The Big Shaker’ Simulator

Have you ever experienced an earthquake? Children and adults had the chance to experience what a magnitude 8.0 earthquake would feel like if it were to happen in Seattle.

“The Big Shaker” is an earthquake simulator that’s part of Ready America’s effort to educate people about the dangers of earthquakes and prepare them in the event that it happens so they can protect themselves.

“We’ve been training people in earthquake safety for the past twelve years, through our Big Shaker earthquake simulator, it’s putting people through what an actual simulated earthquake will feel like, so getting people trained and knowing what to expect,” said Trevyn Reese, who works with Ready America and walks people through the simulator.

Read more at K5 News

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