Thursday, October 20th at 10:20 a.m. millions of people will participate in the 2011 Great California ShakeOut!

In 2010, more than 7.9 million Californians practiced Drop, Cover, and Hold On to practice how they will protect themselves during earthquakes, and increased their overall preparedness. Join us in 2011! You can hold your drill at any other time or day that fits your schedule.

The Great California ShakeOut earthquake drill, set for October 20th at 10:20 a.m., now has over 8 million participants, surpassing the 2010 record of 7.9 million. The total will continue to climb for the next two weeks. Organizers are hopeful that registration will reach 8.4 million participants. See the latest up-to-date registration count at .

"This is now officially the largest earthquake preparedness drill ever!" said Cal EMA Earthquake and Tsunami Program Deputy Kate Long. "That's a lot of people empowering themselves to prepare now so they can survive and recover when an earthquake strikes."

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