San Leandro 3.9 Earthquake Prompts Questions About Quake AlertsScientists still can't predict earthquakes, but they can provide a little bit of a warning. ShakeAlert is all about seconds, even fractions of seconds. Monday's Bay Area quake is great example of that.
Sen. Feinstein Leads Bipartisan Lawmakers Urging FCC To Protect ShakeAlert Earthquake WarningsNorthern California Senator Dianne Feinstein is leading a bipartisan group of Congressional members urging the federal government to ensure changes to the Wireless Emergency Alert (WEA) system don’t slow down ShakeAlert earthquake warnings.
UC Berkeley Scientists Developing Mobile Earthquake ShakeAlert AppSeismologists at University of California at Berkeley are developing a mobile ShakeAlert app to notify Bay Area residents when an earthquake has begun.
Quake Early-Warning System Coming Soon To Bay AreaThe Bay Area could be just months away from getting a ShakeAlert early-warning system which alerts users via a smartphone app after a quake strikes that shock waves are headed their way.
ShakeAlert, CA's 1st Earthquake Warning System, To Be Tested In OaklandOakland is preparing to test ShakeAlert, California's first earthquake warning system. Thousands can expect to receive an emergency alert on their phones on Wednesday.
BART To Test Earthquake Early Warning SystemThe demonstration marks the rollout of a revised version of the ShakeAlert system.
Oregon, Washington Join California In Earthquake Warning System Tests An early warning system for earthquakes has been expanded to Oregon and Washington, joining California in testing a prototype.
With Time Ticking For Mega West Coast Quake, Warning System Begins To Take ShapeUniversity of Washington researchers are testing an earthquake alert system as the Pacific Northwest prepares for the day when a 600-mile-long fault line looming off the coast unleashes a catastrophic earthquake and tsunami.
App Developers Seek To Connect Smartphones And Devices With Earthquake Early-Warning SystemIn 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.
BART Says Early Warning System Proved Successful After Napa QuakeBART 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.