Earthquake early warning app now available in Washington

Washington residents can now download MyShake, an earthquake early warning app, and get extra seconds of warning before an earthquake arrives.

1/26/2022 10:30:00 PM

Washington residents can now download MyShake, an earthquake early warning app, and get extra seconds of warning before an earthquake arrives.

Washington residents can now download MyShake, an earthquake early warning app, and get extra seconds of warning before an earthquake arrives.

“Getting seconds of warning before an earthquake strikes may not sound like much, but it is plenty of time to drop, cover and hold on to protect yourself,” said Maximilian Dixon, the geologic hazards supervisor for the Washington Emergency Management Division.

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Extra seconds that will be wasted looking at your phone. Yay! Go USGS_ShakeAlert! annamaria1word 😱