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  • US: Earthquake early warning app now available for Los Angeles County

    Source: https://la.curbed.com/2019/1/2/18165...oad-shakealert


    Earthquake early warning app now available for LA
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    ShakeAlertLA sends a warning to smartphones when shaking is expected anywhere in Los Angeles County
    By Alissa Walker@awalkerinLA Updated Jan 3, 2019, 12:26pm PST

    Los Angeles has become the first city in the U.S. to deploy an earthquake early warning app for the public.

    The app, called ShakeAlertLA, uses a network of seismic sensors distributed throughout the region to detect earthquakes and dispatch a warning to smartphones when shaking is expected in Los Angeles County.

    It was developed by Mayor Eric Garcetti’s office in partnership with the U.S. Geological Survey, AT&T, and the Annenberg Foundation...
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