Posted by A. Ling, 04/28/2015
The Seattle Times and UW News have a report on University of Washington Earth and Space Sciences professor Heidi Houston’s research on slow-slip quakes in the Pacific Northwest. The study shows that the gravitational pull of the sun and the moon affect the Cascadia Fault a few days after it has started slipping.
Posted by A. Ling, 02/12/2015
ShakeAlert, the Pacific Northwest region's Earthquake Early Warning System, has begun testing by selected users. These videos show the example simulations of a M8.0 Cascadia offshore earthquake and the 2001 M6.8 Nisqually earthquake on PNW ShakeAlert User Display.
Posted by S. Malone, 02/11/2015
The Seattle Times has a report on PNW Earthquake Early Warning's first test.
Posted by A. Ling, 02/11/2015
UW News: The first early earthquake warning system for the region has begun testing with a small group of users at businesses and public agencies.
Posted by S. Malone, 02/09/2015
The Center for Investigative Reporting, based on the ANSS comprehensive earthquake catalog, says the number of magnitude 3 or greater earthquakes in Oklahoma is three times more than in California.
Posted by A. Ling, 01/22/2015
UW Today: UW seismologists couldn’t have asked for a better football game to monitor fan-generated stadium shaking. The Seahawks’ improbable comeback victory in Sunday’s NFC Championship Game showed the biggest vibrations ever recorded at CenturyLink Field ― the Dance Quake.
Posted by A. Ling, 01/09/2015
PNSN made it to the New York Times for the very first time! The story detailing our install at CenturyLink Field for the NFC playoff games.
Posted by S. Malone, 01/07/2015
UW Today press release was sent out today and will certainly be followed by many news stories about our plans to make seismic recordings of the shaking of CenturyLink Field due to fan enthusiam during the playoff games.
Posted by S. Malone, 12/26/2014
The United Nations News Center reports on the state of the tsunami warning system for the Inidan Ocean 10 years after the most devistating tsunami in history. Other reports include: UNESCO report on monitoring; Wikipedia; and "after & now" from the BBC.
Posted by A. Ling, 12/15/2014
The Los Angeles Times (and the Seattle Times reporduces it) has a report on the appropriation of $5 million federal funding for earthquake early warning system (EEW) along the West Coast. California should begin to roll out EEW next year. Tom Banse of NW News Network interviews USGS geophysicist Doug Given and PNSN director John Vidale about the future EEW funding and development.