Know WhenThe Shaking Will Start
The QuakeAlertUSA app sends alerts to users in California that an earthquake has occurred and the shaking is coming.
Available for both iOS and Android devices
The QuakeAlert app will alert you that an earthquake has occurred and will send a push alert to your mobile device. This alert includes information about the expected shaking intensity at your location and the time until the expected shaking, along with a message instructing you to drop, cover and hold on.
Alerts when you need them the most
You choose which alerts you want to receive based on the shaking intensity (MMI) expected at your location.
Apple app store link here:
Google Play link here:
Earl Warning Labs is an official ShakeAlert commercial partner. The QuakeAlert app is powered by data from the USGS ShakeAlert Earthquake Early Warning System. Alert delivery and other features provided by QuakeAlertUSA are being tested and there are no implied guarantees.
Turkey and Syria were recently hit with a 7.8 magnitude earthquake, and unfortunately, both countries have experienced tremendous loss of life. It’s why I’d like to remind you about the available resources that can help you and your family prepare for future earthquakes and other potential disasters.
Download the MyShake App
The MyShake app provides earthquake early warnings in California, Oregon, and Washington for estimated magnitude 4.5 earthquakes and higher to phones in light-heavy shaking areas. Alerts will not go out for all felt events, just damaging ones.
Available in both English and Spanish, the MyShake app is available on the Apple Store and on Google Play: https://earthquake.lacity.org/shakealertla.
Emergency Management Department: Get Ready LA
The City of Los Angeles is spread over 470 square miles and its terrain is subject to natural disasters like earthquakes, mudslides, brush fires, HazMat spills, and tsunamis.
The Emergency Management Department provides disaster preparedness resources that can help Angelenos better prepare for any potential devastation, including
a Comprehensive Guide to Family and Home Preparedness as well as Business and Industry Preparedness.
For more information on their resources, please visit https://bit.ly/GetReadyLA.
LAFD Disaster Preparedness Resources
The Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) Disaster Preparedness Guide provides a full list of tips and resources for different disasters.
To download the full guide, please visit www.lafd.org/safety/disaster-preparedness.