School gets one of the first earthquake warning systems on the West Coast
Eagle Rock High School in Los Angeles is one of the first to get an earthquake early warning system hardwired into classrooms. Now, up to a minute before shaking starts teachers and students will get a heads up!
A specialized receiver gets the alerts which are then pushed out automatically to the public address system. We spoke to Josh Bashium the founder of Early Warning Labs. His company creates hardware and software that interprets data from the USGS’s network of sensors located up and down the West Coast.
Coming soon, Early Warning Labs will release an app to the public! The app will deliver the same high quality, localized earthquake alerts to mobile phones.