MYTH #1: Earthquakes Only Happen on the West Coast of the U.S.
MYTH #2: Get in a Doorway When an Earthquake Occurs
MYTH #3: Run Outside if You Are Indoors During an Earthquake
MYTH #4: The Worst Is Over. It Is Time to Assess Damage and Clean Up
FACT: Do not assume that you are safe immediately after the shaking has stopped. Aftershocks can occur minutes after the first quake ends.
FACT: You may have been taught that a doorway is one of the safest places to be during an earthquake.