Earthquake Preparedness Month reminds residents: "Don't get caught off guard"
Last updated 5/5/2021 at 2:10pm
April was Earthquake Preparedness Month in California, and the County of San Diego’s Office of Emergency Services and California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services are reminding residents to “not get caught off guard” and have a plan for how to protect themselves in the event of an earthquake.
San Diego County is home to three major active faults: the Rose Canyon Fault (which runs along the coast, through downtown, Old Town and La Jolla), and the San Jacinto and Elsinore faults, which run through the northern and eastern areas of the county. Earthquakes along these faults could...