PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — People across the country and locally are taking part in a worldwide earthquake drill.

It’s called The Great Shakeout and millions are participating around the world.

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The goal is to teach people to drop, cover and hold on when the ground starts to shake.

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Most drills are held at 10:17 a.m. local time.

Several local school districts an agencies are signed up to take part.

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For more information, visit this link: https://www.shakeout.org/