Mapping Earthquakes Online

After the chaos of the 1994 Northridge earthquake in Southern California, seismologists created an Internet-based sensing system to let emergency crews spot the hardest-hit areas within minutes. NPR's Andy Bowers reports that the system also lets people share their quake experience online.

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