OR Google Collaborates with the United States Geological Survey (USGS) and the California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) to send earthquake alerts powered by ShakeAlert directly to devices Android in California.
A warning a few seconds before the earthquake through a device Android it could give you time to fall under the table, or cover yourself more generally before the shake begins.
Also, from today, any Android phone can use the Earthquake Alert System Android (Android Earthquake Alerts System). THE Android your device will act as a mini seismometer as it will be connected to millions of other phones Android to form the largest earthquake detection network in the world.
See how it will work Android Earthquake Alerts System:
- All smartphones have tiny accelerometers that can detect signals that an earthquake may be occurring.
- If the phone detects something that it thinks may be an earthquake, it sends a signal to the earthquake detection server, along with the location where the quake occurred.
- The server then combines information from several phones to determine if an earthquake is actually occurring.
- OR Google will use this information to release a quick, accurate view of the affected area in its Search Google.
When you search for "earthquake" or "earthquake near me", you will find relevant results for your area, along with useful resources on what to do after an earthquake.
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