Improving earthquake early warning systems for California and Taiwan

Earthquake early warning systems may provide the public with crucial seconds to prepare for severe shaking. For California, a new study suggests upgrading current technology and relocating some seismic stations would improve the warning time, particularly in areas poorly served by the existing network — south of San Francisco Bay Area to north Los Angeles and north of the San Francisco Bay Area.
Source: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/10/131030125621.htm