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What To Do During An Earth Tremor Or An Earthquake (Pictures).

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Following the earth tremor that hit some parts of Accra on Wednesday night , it is apt for all to know some safety precautions which will help should an earth tremor or earthquake occur again in the near future.


Here they are :

Safety precautions if indoors during earthquake or earth tremor;

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1. Don't panic, stay inside until the tremor stops and it is safe to go out. 


2. Stay away from shelves or items that can easily fall. 


3. Drop down, take cover under a desk or table and hold on. If there is no table or desk drop beside an interior wall.


4. Say away from windows and light fixtures.


5. Keep calm, stay in bed and cover your head with a pillow if you are already in bed.


Safety precautions if outdoors during earthquake or earth tremor;

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1. Drop down and cover your head immediately the tremor starts to avoid being forced down by it. 


2. Don't panic just stay where you are until it stops. 


3. Move away from tall buildings.


4. Stay away from utility poles, overhead wires and sinkholes or underground sceptic tanks. 


5. If in a moving vehicle, move the car to the shoulder of the road and stop.


These are safety precautions which will keep you safe during an earth tremor or earthquake. 


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