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3Novices:China’s early earthquake warning system gives people life-saving seconds to prepare for tremor

People across Sichuan were given vital seconds to prepare for Tuesday’s deadly earthquake thanks to China’s early earthquake warning system.
Developed by the China Earthquake Administration in the wake of the 2008 magnitude 7.9 quake in Wenchuan, which left more than 80,000 people dead, the system alerted some people in the region more than a minute before the initial tremor struck in Jiuzhaigou county.

In the provincial capital Chengdu, about 300km from the epicentre, people were…
August 10, 2017 at 05:45PM http://ift.tt/2uJpZPB
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