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Earthquake early-warning systems finally becoming a reality

Scientists and earthquake experts agree that it’s not if but when “the big one” – an earthquake registering magnitude 8.0 or higher – will hit the West Coast. In fact, seismic experts believe a major earthquake on the southern San Andreas Fault is long overdue.

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Earthquake early alert system ready to expand in California

Officials are planning the first major rollout of California’s earthquake early warning system next year, providing access to some schools, fire stations and more private companies.

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Early Warning Labs invited to speak at Berkeley

As California’s earthquake early warning system moves closer to becoming operational for the public, private companies are taking a role in developing apps to deliver the warning signal and automate responses to it. One company will be testing its apps at a major Southland entertainment studio. Patrick Healy reports for NBC4 News at 5 p.m. from the Conference on Earthquake Early Warning at UC Berkeley Friday, Sept. 5, 2014.

Early Warning System tested at NBC/Universal

Still in its infancy, an early warning earthquake system is being tested and app developers are jumping on board looking to target schools, utility companies and smartphones. Patrick Healy reports for NBC4 News at 5 p.m. from Universal City Monday, Sept. 22, 2014.

Other Media

Team Coco Covers Early Warning Labs on Conan

Conan O’Brien covers what it would be like to get a 10 second warning from EWL’s Earthquake Early Warning System. With so many possibilities for what you can do to prepare, they present to you just a few great options. So sit back, relax, and enjoy a few great ideas for how to prepare.

Josh Bashioum, Early Warning Labs

Bashioum discusses how GIS is helping to alert residents, businesses, and first responders, during and after an earthquake.
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