New App Turns Phones into Earthquake Alert System

New App Turns Phones into Earthquake Alert System

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MyShake App-Berkely News

When an earthquake hits, even a few seconds advance notice can be precious. Because digital communications can outrun seismic waves, scientists at the Berkeley Seismological Laboratory have designed and released MyShake, a free Android app that crowdsources earthquake detection. The app uses the same built-in accelerometers that tell your phone when to flip its screen orientation.…

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