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Costa Rica: Smartphone network offers quake early warning potential

8 Jul 2021, USGS, United States of America - gov

A new study led by USGS and Costa Rican researchers demonstrates how Earthquake Early Warning using smartphone technology can be both inexpensive and effective for millions of people.


    Sendai Framework
  • Sendai Focal Point:
    Comisión Nacional de Prevención de Riesgos y Atención de Emergencias (CNE)
  • Website: http://www.cne.go.cr
  • Contact:Chief of International Relations and Cooperation
  • Phone:(+506) 2-220-0378 +506 885 515 16


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    Hyogo Framework for Action
  • HFA Focal Point:
    Comisión Nacional de Prevención de Riesgos y Atención de Emergencias (CNE)
  • Website: http://www.cne.go.cr
  • Contact:Presidente
  • Phone:+506 22102844 / +506 221 028 41 +506 22102828 / +506 885 514 26

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