Weekly Emergency Tip: Beware of aftershocks

After an earthquake, expect hundreds if not thousands of smaller earthquakes called aftershocks. They can continue for weeks, if not months after the initial event.  

Remember to Drop, Cover and Hold on for each aftershock you experience.

For more information on earthquakes, visit the UBC Emergency preparedness website: https://ready.ubc.ca/take-action/earthquake/

For more information, visit the Government of BC’s website: https://news.gov.bc.ca/factsheets/earthquake-damage-and-aftershocks