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An Earthquake Early-Warning System Is Heading to California

By Angela Johnston, KALW/Crosscurrents

Three years ago, a major earthquake rattled the Bay Area. Napa Valley was hit the hardest: 200 people were injured, one person died and the total financial damage in the area was almost a billion dollars. It was also the first time an experimental early warning system called Shake Alert notified researchers of a major quake before it actually happened.

If researchers secure enough funding, we may have more time to duck, cover and hold on before the next big one. at 

Read the complete story at KALW/Crosscurrents.