Evansville Mayor Lloyd Winnecke is proclaiming this week as Earthquake Awareness week in the River City. But both the mayor and the Red Cross want the entire tri-state to be aware of these natural disaster since we lie near both the Wabash Valley and New Madrid Faults. The tri-state isn't known for dozens of earthquakes a year but it has seen it's share, most recently in Illinois just a few months ago. The Red Cross is doing its part to prepare families with this emergency kit, officials say families must keep one around as the weather is unpredictable and can strike at any time. As we've seen so far this winter from 70 degrees, to tornadoes to freezing rain, it's better to be safe than sorry. "Tornadoes will come through this area with that unpredictability we've seen that already, thank goodness we didn't have any major issues that required our services in last week's storms but it's always an occurrence. I think with the unpredictable weather in the Central U.S it's something we have to always be prepared for" says Regional CEO Amy Canterbury. The kits along with a high tech app that alerts your contacts of your whereabouts, gives you the latest updates and many other functions are available on the Red Cross website. We've provided a link, head to http://www.redcross.org/mobile-apps/earthquake-app or call 812-471-7200 for more information about a kit. You can read Mayor Lloyd Winnecke's proclamation on this page as well.