Tuesday, 17 November 2009

[creative-radio] Worldwide Earthquake Notification Service


Worldwide Earthquake Notification Service


This system provides automated free email and email-based SMS text message
notification for worldwide earthquakes.

The U.S. Geological Survey Earthquake Hazards Program Earthquake
Notification Service (ENS) is a customizable system provided free to
everyone. You can receive earthquake notifications for any earthquakes
located by the ANSS/NEIC (Advanced National Seismic System/National
Earthquake Information Center) in the U.S. and around the World.
Information for earthquakes in the U.S. is generally available within 5
minutes; information for earthquakes elsewhere in the World is generally
available within 30 minutes.

Customizable Options:

* Functional in English and Spanish
* Specify your local time zone
* Specify affiliation
* Aftershock exclusion option
* Update Notifications option
* Defer Notifications option
* Add, remove, or change multiple email addresses (up to 15)
* Define multiple notification profiles
* Activate/Deactivate each profile individually
* Set notification magnitude thresholds for night and day hours
* Receive emails in 3 formats: long, short (for pagers and cell
phones), and raw CUBE format messages.
* Create a notification profile region from a list of predefined regions
* Create a rectangular profile region from four specified lat/lon points
* Specify a circular profile region from a center point and radius, or
pick it on a map
* Make a custom polygon profile region by picking points on a map, or
uploading XML
* Select seismic networks to receive events from (scientists only;
default is to receive from all networks)
* Remove profiles
* Manage/Delete account

This e-mail service is edited, managed and moderated by
George Lessard http://mediamentor.ca

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