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Recommended actions during an earthquake

Published 28th January 2020, 5:40pm

Aftershocks continue to affect the Cayman Islands region following the 7.7 Earthquake at 2.10 pm.

So far 5 tremors have been recorded since the 7.7 event with the strongest tremor registered at 6.1 M with the epicenter 35 miles ESE of East End.

Recommended Actions During an Earthquake.

If indoors - Drop, cover and hold - get your head under a sturdy table or piece of furniture. If in bed, stay there until the shaking stops. Cover your head and neck with a pillow.If outdoors, move into an open area away from any objects that can fall on top of you.

Place a flashlight and sturdy shoes by your bed.