An earthquake is when two blocks of the earth suddenly slip past one another. Earthquakes occur without any warning so prepare yourself well when earthquake hits your town.

Here are the 7 ways to save yourself from earthquakes while you are still iinside a a tall building.

1. Never leave the building when the earthquake still occurs. Research in Japan shows that running or walking when an earthquake occurs will increase the risk of injury.
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2. Take shelter and hold on to something strong. For example, shelter under the table.
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3. If there is no shelter, squat and take a curled position while protecting your head.
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4. Do not get close windows, glass, or objects that easily fall and break.
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5. While on the stairs, sit down for a while and hold on
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6. If you are in the elevator, get out as soon as the door opens
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7. When there is an evacuation warning, immediately evacuate yourself to a safer place and stay away from tall buildings.
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