Earthquake warning system
Today is the 20th anniversary of the Northridge earthquake. Not only did dozens of people die and thousands injured, the 6.7 magnitude quake cause an estimated 20-billion dollars in property damage. Are we any better […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) — 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. […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The California Legislature approved a bill that would require development of an earthquake early warning system similar to what exists in Japan, Mexico and other quake-prone countries. The bill advanced in […]
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — California’s prototype earthquake warning system is getting a $5 million boost from the federal government. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa announced the funding in a statement Thursday.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) – A new earthquake early-warning system installed by Bay Area Rapid Transit will detect earthquakes precious seconds before the ground starts shaking, allowing trains to be slowed down in an effort to […]