Smartphones part of earthquake early warning network

Written by on April 14, 2015 in Snippets with 1 Comment

The sensors inside your smartphone can do much more than track your daily jog and work out which way round you’re holding your handset — they can also be utilized to warn of impending earthquakes, too.

New research from a team of academics in the United States shows just how effective a crowdsourced early warning system could be. Read full story here…

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  1. kate says:

    Since I’ve known there is also an earthquake early warning project for smartphones in experimental level. but recently they announced they planned to release their app in 2016.
    I don’t know if it is required any additional equipment.

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