Warning System

Early Quake Warning

Bay Area Company Rolling Out Free Early Earthquake Warning App

A Bay Area company is about to roll out a free earthquake alert app that could give users precious seconds of lead time before the shaking starts.

08/06/2015

California Earthquake generic

UC Berkeley Receives Funding To Boost Early Earthquake Warning System Development

The U.S. Geological Survey has awarded $4 million to four universities in the Pacific Northwest and California to boost the development of earthquake early warning systems.

07/30/2015

California Earthquake generic

Scientists, Politicians To Meet At UC Berkeley To Discuss Early Earthquake Warning System

Scientists and politicians planned to meet at UC Berkeley next week for a summit on developing an early earthquake warning system.

08/31/2014

Earthquake Sensors in Northern California

Congress To Vote On Funding Earthquake Early Warning System For West Coast

Congress is expected to approve $5 million to expand an early earthquake warning system to the entire West Coast.

07/15/2014

California Earthquake generic

California Earthquake Warning System May Hinge On Private Funding

Depending on how close to the epicenter of an earthquake you are, you could get more than a minute warning if California can find the funding for a new early warnings system.

05/07/2014

A Look Back At 2011: Bay Area & The World

Fault System Off West Coast Poses Greater Mega Quake Risk Than San Andreas

The Cascadia fault system, which sits about 100 miles off shore, runs from California to Vancouver. The subduction zone is believed to have caused a 9.0 earthquake in 1700, the largest known quake ever to have hit the lower 48 states.

04/02/2014

Santa Cruz harbor, tsunami

Cuts To Tsunami Program Could Delay West Coast Wave Warnings

Federal cuts to the NOAA’s tsunami-warning program could affect how quickly a wave headed to the west coast would be detected.

02/28/2012

California Earthquake

Stanford Researchers Develop Citizen Quake-Monitoring Network

The world’s largest earthquake monitoring network is being established in the Bay Area.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/08/2011