Google launches an earthquake warning system for smart phones

California-ALSHARQIYA   August  12 : Google announced the launch of an earthquake warning system for mobile phones with the Android operating system in California.
The phones will receive notifications from a system to monitor the first indicators of earthquakes, called "Check Alert", created by the American Institute of Geological Studies and its partners on the West Coast of the United States.
The system is using information from hundreds of seismographs in the state to send notifications to phones that an earthquake has begun and soon there will be shaking.


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