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More Illinoisans are prepared to take cover in the event an earthquake hits the state.  Illinois Emergency Management Association Director Jonathon Monken says they participated in the Great ShakeOut earthquake drill. 

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Monken says Illinois is not exempt from getting hit by earthquakes, especially considering there are two seismic zones that reach into the state.  In fact a Chicago suburb felt the tremors of a quake that hit Wisconsin on January 30th. 

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Illinois Emergency Management Association Director Jonathon Monken says the Great ShakeOut earthquake drill taught them valuable information.

 
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