Mexico was the first country in the world to develop and implement an earthquake early warning system.
Within seconds of the recent 8.1 quake in southern Mexico, the temblor's location and magnitude were calculated and alerts were sent to neighboring communities. Geologist Lori Dengler talks about the importance of this effective early warning system.
Geologist Lori Dengler discusses the legacy of Humboldt's 1992 earthquake. This legacy includes an expanded awareness of the Cascadia subduction zone, which continues to inform emergency planners and professionals to this day.