Earthquake Early Warning System

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Money Remains Largest Obstacle For California’s Earthquake Early Warning System

California has been working on an earthquake early warning system for over a year and at San Francisco City Hall, there is one state senator who wants to know when instituting the program can begin.

10/15/2014

EARTHQUAKE

App Developers Seek To Connect Smartphones And Devices With Earthquake Early-Warning System

In the wake of last month’s quake in Napa, app developers are trying to step in to help build out the state’s under-funded earthquake early-warning system.

09/15/2014

Earthquake Sensors in Northern California

KCBS In Depth: Earthquake Early-Warning Technology And Emergency Preparedness

KCBS’ In Depth co-hosts Jeff Bell and Ed Cavagnaro speak with Dr. Richard Allen, director of the Berkeley Seismological Laboratory, which received a 5-second warning before the first waves of the Napa quake rolled through. They also talk with Lt. Erica Arteseros, coordinator for the San Francisco Fire Department’s Neighborhood Emergency Response Team (NERT).

09/15/2014

The West Oakland BART station. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Says Early Warning System Proved Successful After Napa Quake

BART officials said on Monday that an early warning system currently in development stages worked perfectly just before Sunday morning’s 6.0 magnitude earthquake struck.

08/26/2014

Lawson Adit

Cal Scientists Go Underground To Monitor Hayward Fault Heartbeat

With a network of sensors spread across the UC Berkeley campus, scientists are hoping to get a clear picture — and sounds — of the Hayward Fault’s next big move.

04/18/2014

Multi-agency crews clear away rubble on Park Street December 22, 2003 in downtown Paso Robles, California. The 6.5 richter scale earthquake hit the central coast of California earlier today killing at least two people. (Photo by Ana Elisa Fuentes/Getty Images)

Gov. Brown Signs Bill To Develop Quake Early Warning System

Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday ordered creation of a statewide earthquake early warning system that could give millions of Californians a few precious seconds of warning before a powerful temblor strikes.

09/24/2013

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