ShakeAlert Sensor and Station

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Detailed Description

This is b-roll footage of a ShakeAlert earthquake early warning system seismic station. These seismic stations and sensors are deployed around California and are used to monitor earthquake activity.


Date Taken:

Length: 00:01:12

Location Taken: San Diego, CA, US


ShakeAlert sensor and station 00:00:54 San Diego, CA This is a seismic station. The seismic station is made up of above ground instrumentation and below ground sensors. USGS field engineer Alex Cadio opens the station to view the instrumentation inside. A laptop is used to connect to the station and view and download the seismograph information. Removing the lid allows Alex to inspect the buried seismic sensor that measures earthquakes in the area.