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Researchers Validate Satellite-Based Earthquake Early Warning System

By | February 7, 2018
      The collapsed Vespucio Norte Highway after a 2010 earthquake in Chile. Photo: Flickr/Esteban Maldonado.

      The collapsed Vespucio Norte Highway after a 2010 earthquake in Chile. Photo: Flickr/Esteban Maldonado.

      A recent report in Seismological Research Letters suggests that researchers can use satellites to provide early warnings of earthquakes and tsunamis for Chile’s coastal communities. The module leverages ground motion data measured by Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) and could help determine the magnitude and epicenter of large earthquakes.

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