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“Oklahoma Adopts California-style Quake Precautions”

Oklahoma City insurance agent Matt Pryor tells the AP: “It used to be, ‘Do I need earthquake coverage?’ Now it’s changed to, ‘How much insurance do I need?’”


Preparing for the worst, officials here are adopting some of the same advice given to residents of the earthquake-prone West Coast, where terms like fault lines and plate tectonics are part of the everyday vocabulary. Oklahoma officials are recommending a website designed for California residents that offers tips on earthquake preparedness, like anchoring bookshelves to walls and stringing wire across the books to prevent them from toppling onto anyone.

Read more at: newsok.com


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