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How Earthquake Early Warning Systems Work
September 30, 2013 | National Geographic

National Geographic has an article that explains how an earthquake early warning system can work and the benefits that it can bring to an urban area.


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First Earthquake Early Warning Method in 1909 Iran
September 5, 2013 | Seismological Society of America
The Seismological Society of America has published: Early Earthquake Detection and Warning Alarm System in Iran by a Telegraph Operator: A 116-Year-Old Disaster Prevention Attempt.

Earthquake Warning System Worked
March 29, 2014 | Los Angeles Times
"A prototype earthquake early-warning system worked again Friday night, giving seismologists in Pasadena about a four-second heads-up before shaking was felt from the magnitude 5.1 quake that struck near La Habra."

NASA Hazard Warning Systems
December 12, 2013 | NASA
"Scientists at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif., and Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego have enhanced existing GPS technologies to develop new systems for California and elsewhere to warn of hazards from earthquakes, tsunamis and extreme weather events." Quoted from the NASA press release.


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