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ShakeAlert gives Seattleites advanced earthquake warning
ShakeAlert gives Seattleites advanced earthquake warning
7/8/20212:00

Washingtonians have a new tool to help stay a step ahead of damaging and life-threatening earthquakes. Launched in May, ShakeAlert is an earthquake early warning system that appears as an alert on mobile phones, giving the public valuable time to find shelter when an earthquake could be minutes or seconds away. Harold Tobin, director of the Pacific Northwest Seismic Network and professor of Earth and space sciences at the University of Washington, explains more. Video by Chris Barnes

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