Thus far the program has had its fair share of issues, but it could set the precedent for other areas vulnerable to an earthquake.
A view of Messina on December 28th, 1908, shortly after the terrible earthquake that destroyed two-thirds of the Italian town. There were 126,000 victims, more than 66,000 from the town itself.
Details of Friday's incident are limited, but already there are questions being asked about the effectiveness of Indonesia's tsunami warning system.
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The United States is still without a proper early warning system for alerting citizens about an earthquake, but that is about to change.
Rescue workers stand guard in front of a cordon as the Yun Tsui apartment building leans to one side after an overnight earthquake in Hualien, Taiwan, on February 7th, 2018.
After witnessing the rampant spread of misinformation in the wake of the September 19th earthquake, a group of Mexico City residents worked diligently to discredit false claims.
A variety of oil and natural gas activities cause earthquakes, and mitigating the risks will require new tools and new openness from industry.