Let us check different precautions we should take when an earthquake occurs.

It depends upon whether we are indoor or outdoor



If we are indoor (inside house or building)

  • Hide under a table
  • If in bed, protect your head with a pillow
  • Stay away from tall,heavy objects which may fall on you

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If we are Outdoor

  • If we are in car/bus,do not come out
  • If we are out in open,find a spot which is away from building or tree and sit there until tremor stops.

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Questions

NCERT Question 11 - Suppose you are outside your home and an earthquake strikes. What precaution would you take to protect yourself?

View Answer

  1. Class 8
  2. Chapter 15 Class 8 - Some Natural Phenomena

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Davneet Singh is a graduate from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. He has been teaching from the past 9 years. He provides courses for Maths and Science at Teachoo.