The City of Los Angeles is phasing out the USGS ShakeAlert earthquake early warning system app "ShakeAlertLA" and introducing a new early warning app.
One week from Friday, ShakeAlertLA will be retired. Users are being encouraged to download MyShake, a new statewide app that is being rolled out.
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MyShake uses information from the USGS to give Californians a heads up before a strong quake hits. It also improves on lessons learned by developers of ShakeAlertLA.