Earthquake sensors to be installed along California-Mexico border

10/19/2011 | Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model)

The U.S. Geological Survey and the Department of Defense are set to install 11 earthquake-monitoring devices along the California-Mexico border to improve detection of seismic activity in the region and identify badly hit areas that need the most assistance after an earthquake. "Earthquakes have no borders. We share common faults along that area. And hopefully this network will contribute to saving lives and property," said Robert Mackay, head of a U.S. Northern Command humanitarian-assistance branch.

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