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What should you do in an earthquake?

 

  • If you feel an earthquake shock in train
  • If you feel an earthquake shock in train
    • First secure yourself and pay attention to big confusion
      Hold on tight a fixed thing to not to fall down by the earthquake shock

    • Hold on tight a fixed thing like handle, to not to fall down due to coming strong earthquake shock Follow the direction of announcement and act with calm. If an earthquake measuring 5 degree on Richter scale, the subway would stop temporary. But it is a dangerous act that get off the train in a hurry due to it stop. The emergency lights turn on automatically as black-out in train. It is the most dangerous act that run to the exit in a hurry and also cause of huge confusion.
  • If you feel an earthquake shock in platform
  • If you feel an earthquake shock in platform
    • Follow the instruction of the station staff
      Do not make huge confusion or not be swept in confusion.

    • Gwangju subway is designed earthquake-proof. Inside of subway platforms are safer than outside buildings and emergency lights turn on automatically as black-out, so not be confused, act with calm. The most terrified fear is that emerges huge chaos in subway platforms which is many people in around. Follow the instruction of the station staff and act with calm.
  • If you feel an earthquake shock in elevator
  • If you feel an earthquake shock in elevator
    • Secure yourself and escape from the elevator quickly.
      If you are locked in the elevator, act with calm

    • You should not to use elevators in earthquake or fire. If you feel an earthquake shock in a elevator, press a button. When the elevator stops, get off the elevator, secure yourself and escape. If you are locked ask a rescue to contact station office by an interphone.