Updated 10/18/2017

Tennessee is one of 14 states taking part in the Great Central U.S. ShakeOut drill Thursday.

The Tennessee Emergency Management Agency is working with businesses, organizations and schools to teach how to prevent injuries and damage if there’s a catastrophic earthquake.

TEMA will broadcast the ShakeOut event starting at 10:15 a.m. on Facebook Live. It starts with a presentation on Tennessee’s earthquake threat.

The ShakeOut is free. Individuals and groups can register at www.shakeout.org/centralus to receive information on how to prepare for earthquakes and other disasters.