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California launches earthquake early warning system it calls best in world

Credit: Reuters- Published on October 17, 2019
California rolled out the nation's first statewide earthquake warning system on Thursday, designed to detect seismic waves and alert residents through a mobile phone app even before the ground starts shaking.
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Video credit: CBS2 LA
Published on October 17, 2019 -  02:27
Officials Hope To Save Lives With Statewide Earthquake Early Warning System App
An earthquake early warning system has been in the works for years and, starting Thursday, California residents will have access to the first-ever statewide early warning system β€” on their phones.

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