Audio and Video “Drill Broadcast” recordings customized for British Columbia are provided below, with instructions and (soon) earthquake sound effects to play during your Drop, Cover, Hold On drill. Also included will be sound effects with no narration. Using these resources is not required but may make your drill more interesting and educational.

audio

Audio

MP3 files are suitable for playing on your computer, and over PA systems.

  • Download now and test before playing at 10:20 a.m. on October 20.
  • Please do not play the files directly from this website at drill time.
  • For best performance, listen to the recording through external speakers (there is a rumble sound that may not be heard through most internal computer speakers).

AIFF file are for broadcast by radio stations

NEW! Narration and Sound Effects (60 seconds)
Quake Sound Effects (50 seconds - backgrounds sounds for 60 second drill broadcasts)
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Video

ShakeOut Drill Broadcast video files with text captioning.

  • Please do not play the files directly from this website at drill time, instead, download the file in advance (below) or view the videos on our Youtube Channel.
  • Television and cable broadcasters: Visit the ShakeOut Media Center for the link for downloading high-resolution versions.
NEW! Narration and Sound Effects (60 seconds)
NEW! Narration Only, No Sound Effects (60 seconds)

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Current BC Wide Total 639,496
Cariboo 1,603
Kootenay 3,431
Lower Mainland 392,284
Nechako 417
North Coast 9,071
Northeast 535
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