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LastQuake

LastQuake is a free, mobile application dedicated to alerting populations and gathering testimonies in real-time when an earthquake occurs

LastQuake is a free, mobile application dedicated to alerting populations and gathering testimonies in real-time when an earthquake occurs

LastQuake

by EMSC
LastQuake
LastQuake
LastQuake

What is it about?

LastQuake is a free, mobile application dedicated to alerting populations and gathering testimonies in real-time when an earthquake occurs. Designed by seismologists, LastQuake is the official app of the Euro-Mediterranean Seismological Center (EMSC). Thanks to the participative action of its users, only a few minutes are needed for the EMSC to estimate earthquake effects and notify the population.

LastQuake

App Details

Version
2.5.4
Rating
(1302)
Size
11Mb
Genre
Weather News
Last updated
September 23, 2020
Release date
June 24, 2014
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App Store Description

LastQuake is a free, mobile application dedicated to alerting populations and gathering testimonies in real-time when an earthquake occurs. Designed by seismologists, LastQuake is the official app of the Euro-Mediterranean Seismological Center (EMSC). Thanks to the participative action of its users, only a few minutes are needed for the EMSC to estimate earthquake effects and notify the population.

[LastQuake is an ad-free app!]


** AN INNOVATIVE EARTHQUAKE DETECTION METHOD **
EMSC detects earthquakes using:

∘ Earthquake witnesses, who are the first to feel an earthquake, hence the first informed that an event is happening.

∘ Internet and mobile technologies, which allow rapid information collection of the effects observed by witnesses, who are asked to fill in a questionnaire and share photos and videos.

Want to learn more about our detection system? Watch this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sNCaHFxhZ5E



** COMMITMENT TO POPULATIONS AFFECTED BY EARTHQUAKES **

Information and communication are cornerstones in preventing risky behaviors. EMSC contributes to the reduction of seismic risk by providing you with:

∘ real-time information

∘ post-earthquake safety tips

∘ SMS service that allows victims to notify their loved ones.



** YOUR INVOLVEMENT MATTERS **

LastQuake is a citizen science project. Your contribution helps refine our understanding of earthquake effects while fostering our support in disaster preparation and response.



** KEY FEATURES **

∘ Real-time information and data

∘ Customizable notifications (destructive earthquakes, earthquakes near you)

∘ Access to comments, photos, and videos by eyewitnesses

∘ Information-sharing via social media

∘ SMS service to notify loved ones when in the area impacted by an earthquake

∘ Post-earthquake safety tips



** WHAT'S NEW **

∘ Interactive felt map

∘ Customizable notification test

∘ Earthquake notification through voice synthesizer

∘ Copy-paste available for comments

∘ Minor bugs fixed

∘ New languages available: Croatian, Czech, Bosnian, Montenegrin, Hebrew



** WHAT IS EMSC? **

EMSC is an international non-profit scientific NGO founded in 1975. Based in France, EMSC federates data from the seismological observatories of 86 institutes from 57 countries. While operating a real-time earthquake information service, EMSC advocates for public participation in scientific research. Its core product, LastQuake, paves the way for innovative approaches to building more disaster-resilient communities, making EMSC among the pioneers of disaster apps dedicated to earthquakes and tsunamis.

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