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San Diego County, CA introduces ShakeReadySD mobile app feature for early earthquake warnings

San Diego County, CA ShakeReadySD Early Earthquake Warnings

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ShakeReadySD was incorporated into the existing SD Emergency app following a collaboration with the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). Seismic activity recorded by the agency's 770 underground sensors triggers alerts to app users. The criteria for activating ShakeReadySD include magnitudes of 4.5 or higher and shaking intensities of 3 or higher. The long-term goal of ShakeReadySD is to improve earthquake safety by alerting residents ahead of seismic waves.

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SD Emergency App Users Now Can Have Earthquake Early Warning | News | San Diego County News Center

The County of San Diego’s SD Emergency app is now equipped with ShakeReadySD, an earthquake early warning system. This will let users know if an earthquake has occurred nearby that is likely to cause shaking within seconds and it will urge them to take protective action such as drop, cover and hold on or another appropriate safety measure.

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SD County Updates Emergency App to Include Earthquake Warning System – NBC 7 San Diego

San Diego's SD Emergency app is now equipped with ShakeReadySD, an earthquake early warning system, it was announced Wednesday.

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CDG Government Experience Award - Overall County Government Experience

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