USGS Looking For South OC Homes For Earthquake Sensors

LOS ANGELES (CBS) — How would you like to be the first on your block to have your own earthquake sensor?

The U.S. Geological Survey is looking for homes willing to host shoe box-sized earthquake sensors, which will help scientists better understand how the ground moves when an earthquake hits.

USGS Wants Homes For Earthquake Sensors: KNX 1070’s Ron Kilgore reports.

The USGS is especially interested in placing sensors in southern Orange County.

If you’re interested in hosting a sensor, sign up online at Netquakes.

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One Comment

  1. Sick of Everything says:

    Why affluent Orange County and not the poorer neighborhoods? Take those sensors to South Central where people have more to lose because they have so little.

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