Google launching Android Earthquake Alerts System to detect quakes worldwide

Android Earthquake Alerts System - Alert on phone

The new feature will use phone sensors to detect upcoming tremors and alert users. Google has announced that it is launching the Android Earthquake Alerts System to function as a global detection and warning service when a tectonic tremor is on its way. The concept for the new service for Android devices started with an announcement back in 2016. In 2016, Ars Technica – a trusted technology news source – reported that the sensors built into our smartphones could be used for detecting quakes. The accelerometers could act as a…

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