Earthquake Warnings Via Cell Phone
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Japan's Mobile Safety
Published: Jan 16, 2008 Updated: Apr 7 2011 • References: digitalworldtokyo
Cell phones may soon issue earthquake warnings. If you doubt that our lives will be intertwined with our phones, this may convince you. Japan's three largest cell carriers will cooperate to send alerts from the government's advance warning system to phones. The precious few seconds or minutes before a quake could save an untold number of lives.