One of the most crucial things to remember during an earthquake is to DROP, COVER, and HOLD ON!
Drop under heavy furniture such as a table, desk, bed or solid furniture.
Cover your head and torso to prevent being hit by falling objects.
Hold on to the object that you are under so that you remain covered. Be prepared to move with the object until the shaking has finished.
To educate yourself further, please visit Emergency Management British Columbia and Sidney Fire's Twitter feed for the most recent updates regarding emergency messaging.