Earthquake prediction in 2011 using monitoring via iPhone apps

By Marlon Votta - Jul 5, 2011

Have valuable information at your fingertips with iPhone apps to monitor and predict earthquakes in 2011. You might by worried about a certain part of the world when you are going on vacation or have a friend that lives in a place where earthquakes are a regular occurrence. We have had a look at a few earthquake applications that you could find helpful and interesting.

Shake – Earthquakes by malcom-mac.com is available for £0.59 or $0.99 at the iTunes App Store. Shake is a real-time earthquake monitoring app that will give you details about seismic events, magnitude, depth, released energy, event frequency, zone maps and geographical maps. Using the search function, you can find out dates and regions with a complete earthquake archive of the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre. Keep updated about geological news from inside Shake and obtain all latest tweets about earthquakes. This informative application will let you know about recent and pasts events all over the world.

Earthquake Prediction Device by wu xiaojia is also £0.59 or $0.99 on iTunes. This app has software that can actually predict earthquakes. As earthquakes are a regular occurrence nowadays, getting advanced knowledge can be a lifesaver. Earthquake Prediction Device can let you know in advance so you have at least 10 minutes to leave the house to find a safe place. Researches by scientists have noted that there is an abnormal and dramatic change in the magnetic field in some areas of the earthquake region several minutes or hours before the earthquake. This can help you with preparation and informing others.

Earthquakes Dashboard by Five Deer Ltd is £0.59 or $0.99 on iTunes. Get the information you need to check the earthquakes activities before you travel with this application. Use data sourced from earthquake.usgs.gov presented in two views, world dashboard and my dashboard. The World Dashboard sorts the latest week data by magnitude. Strongest first and My Dashboard is a watch list. It shows you only the countries of your interest. Using a color scheme, this easy-to-use app will give you an insight into events all around the world.

QuakeWatch – Latest Earthquakes Info by LateNightProjects is a universal iOS application for £0.59 or $0.99 on iTunes. QuakeWatch has been the most popular earthquake app in the App Store. This app gets its information from seven worldwide sources including the US Geological Survey and the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre. With QuakeWatch, you can find out when they happened, where they happened, how big they were, and more. Have a world map of reported earthquakes over the past week, find out about certain areas of frequent quakes and have a list of the 100 most recent earthquakes and the nearest quake to your specific area.

These are just a few informative earthquake apps that you could find to be helpful for yourself and others. Getting predictions about dangerous events has to be a good thing; you never know an iPhone app could actually save lives. For more information about these apps and others, visit AppShopper.

http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/quakewatch-latest-earthquakes/id314600768?mt=8

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