The final land-based Earthquake Early Warning (EEW) sensors have been installed, completing this advanced seismic infrastructure for British Columbia's alerting system. The system, now ready for commissioning, includes eight seafloor EEW sensors installed on the Cascadia subduction zone, providing real time data on earthquakes—a first on the seafloor off the coast of North America. 36 land-based EEW sites on Vancouver Island help to pin down high magnitude earthquakes.
Data integration is done with the Canadian National Seismograph Network and Pacific Northwest Seismic Network. We are currently working with alerting authorities to determine future roll out of the earthquake early warning system.
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