Students learned how to drop, take cover and hold on at schools around Indiana Thursday.
The event helps keep Hoosiers thinking about preparing for earthquakes and other natural disasters.
“People in Indiana sometimes don't think of earthquakes when they think of things that can happen in the state. More often than not we're thinking of tornadoes, but with the New Madrid fault nearby, Indiana is very susceptible to earthquakes and we've had some large earthquakes in the past,” explain Farmersburg Elementary School Principal Eric Nikirk.
The two seismic zones that cover part of Indiana could cause significant damage.