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Step 1: While minor earthquake is occurring, do not be in the way of speeding projectiles, do not throw oneself from a formidable height, do not douse self in gasoline and stand near open flame. Do not submerge self in water for longer than duration of peak breath holding.
Step 2: Text everyone you know: “Did you feel the earthquake????”