Google recently launched the Android Earthquake Alert System in New Zealand and Greece and today it is expanding the system globally. The company is introducing the Android Earthquake Alerts System in Turkey, the Philippines, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan.
With this free system, people in affected areas can get alerts seconds before an earthquake hits, giving you advance notice in case you need to seek safety. The system developed by Google uses Android phones to create an earthquake detection network that will warn people if they are in a potentially affected area.
“We are prioritizing launching Earthquake Alerts in countries with higher earthquake risks, and hope to launch in more and more countries over the coming year,” said the company.