How to survive during an earthquake

How to survive during an earthquake

  These days , all our thoughts are together with the people of Nepal,India,Bangladesh in the aftermath of the magnitude 7.8 earthquake .The Everest avalanche is one of a number triggered of the earthquake .A video caught by an action camera engulfing the south base camp avalanche on mount Everest.While how to survive during an earthquake is foremost important.The following is some tips:

  If you are indoors, stay there. Quickly move to a safe location in the room such as under a strong desk, a strong table, or along an interior wall. The goal is to protect yourself from falling objects and be located near the structural strong points of the room. Avoid taking cover near windows, large mirrors, hanging objects, heavy furniture, heavy appliances or fireplaces.

  If you are cooking, turn off the stove and take cover.

  If you are outdoors, move to an open area where falling objects are unlikely to strike you. Move away from buildings, powerlines and trees.

  Action speak louder than words , an outdoor activities fan survive from the Everest avalanche told us that it is

  If you are driving, slow down smoothly and stop on the side of the road. Avoid stopping on or under bridges and overpasses, or under power lines, trees and large signs. Stay in your car.

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