Get a simulated 7.1 magnitude quake shake, free in Juneau Wednesday and Thursday

    JUNEAU, Alaska (KINY) - It's rare to experience an earthquake in this area, but residents will be able to feel a very big simulated shake Wednesday and Thursday 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. outside the state museum.

    The free earthquake simulator is rockin' and rollin' again today, Thursday, the state museum 11:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m.

    Michelle Brown with the CBJ Local Emergency Planning Committee explained on Capital Chat this week more about what it does and how it came to the Capital City for these two days:

    Michelle talked other things you can do at the event to learn about emergency preparedness and if you bring a kid, there's a special treat at the state museum:


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    It's rare to experience an earthquake in this area, but residents will be  able to feel a very big simulated shake Wednesday and Thursday 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. outside the state museum.

    City Manager Rorie Watt explained on Action Line recently:

    Safety information and presentations will also be made throughout the event.

    Mayor Ken Koelsch recommended citizen participation while a guest on Action Line last Friday:

    Again, that's Wednesday, August 31 and Thursday, September 1 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Alaska State Museum.

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