Google has Earthquake Warning System only for Android smartphones. The system also worked before the earthquake off the Mediterranean Sea today. The Earthquake Warning System warned many people by sending a notification to their phones a few seconds before the shaking. Notification images were soon shared on social media. So, how does Google’s Earthquake Warning System work and how is it used? Let’s look at the details of the news.
Google Earthquake Warning System warned its users a few seconds ago
Google Earthquake Warning System warned before the 5.9 earthquake in Fethiye district of Muğla. In the earthquake, where no one was harmed, the fact that the notification came about 10 to 15 seconds before the earthquake prepared Android users for the shake. The warning notification sent by the system was also shared by many people on social media.
Google’s Earthquake Warning System for Android acts as an accelerometer and seismometer when the smartphone is plugged in. In this way, even for a very short period of time, it mobilizes its users before an earthquake.
In order for the system to send a warning notification, the Location on the device must also be turned on. Because this system also uses location information to detect any vibration in the environment. To activate the Earthquake Warning System for Google Android, it is enough to follow the steps below:
- Earthquake Warnings
On the other hand, Apple customers complained about the lack of such a feature for iPhones and stated that they had expectations from the technology giant. What do you, our readers, think about this issue? Did you also receive a notification before the earthquake and would the warning made a few seconds before be effective? You can express your views in the Comments section.