Monday's earthquake in Los Angeles is a reminder of the need to be prepared.

Being earthquake ready just comes with the territory if you live in California.  

Ready America uses a mobile trailer to simulate a quake like the 4.4 magnitude which hit L.A.

The trailer can go up to an 8.0 magnitude earthquake, according to Ready America's Dran Reese. 

The idea is to teach you how survive a quake.  

Her best recommendation to secure top heavy objects with straps or use putties hold down items that could shatter in your path, while trying to get out of your home safely.

Learn more about the Big Shaker.

Learn how you can prepare your family for an emergency, here.