BART tests ShakeAlert early warning system

The ShakeAlert system detects initial seismic P-waves, which are nondamaging, to allow BART to prepare for the damaging S-waves that follow. The system was described as a lifesaver by lawmakers and BART representatives in a press conference following Monday’s demonstration.
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Study links earthquake frequency to groundwater pumping

A UC Berkeley professor joined forces with fellow seismologists to release a groundbreaking study Wednesday that links a rise in earthquake frequency in California’s Central Valley to the pumping of groundwater in the area. Roland Burgmann, a campus professor of earth and planetary science who contributed to the research, said
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