ShakeCast

An application for automating ShakeMap delivery to critical users and for facilitating notification of shaking levels at user-selected facilities.

What's New

The current release of ShakeCast is Version 3.0 (beta, May, 2014). This is a significant rewrite from Version 2.0, and although it preserves the basic features and principles, it is advised that all users upgrade to Version 3 to add significant improvements in robustness, capabilities and features, and ease of installation and use.

ShakeCast Community

ShakeCast V3.0 Documentation

ShakeCast (Version 3.0 beta)

Screenshot of ShakeCast interface

Critical users (lifeline utilities, for example) can receive automatic notifications within minutes of an earthquake indicating the level of shaking and the likelihood of impact to their own facilities. Read More …

Usage
Situational awareness. ShakeCast is an application for automating ShakeMap delivery to critical users and for facilitating notification of estimated shaking levels at user-specific facilities. Full Web-based Graphical User Interface, notification services, & documentation.
Platform
MS Windows operating system (XP, 7/8 Server); Linux. ShakeCast AMI (CentOS-6) using Amazon Web Services (AWS) & VM (Linux, Win Server) Interface PERL, MySQL, Apache, HTML5; responsive web
Output
Email & txt messaging, PDF facility report, Web-based GUI using Google Maps.
Authors
Kuo-Wan Lin and David Wald

ShakeCast (Version 2.0.4)

Screenshot of ShakeCast interface.

Critical users (lifeline utilities, for example) can receive automatic notifications within minutes of an earthquake indicating the level of shaking and the likelihood of impact to their own facilities. Read More …

Usage
An application for automating ShakeMap delivery to critical users and for facilitating notification of shaking levels at user-selected facilities. Full Web-based Graphical User Interface & Documentation
Platform
Windows
Interface
PERL, Apache, MySQL, PHP
Output
Email & Cell messaging, Web-based GUI using Google Maps
Authors
Kuo-Wan Lin and David Wald

ShakeCast "Lite" (ShakeMap RSS Reader)

ShakeCast Lite Logo

Delivers maps of areas affected by an earthquake. Areas of interest can be defined, and shaking thresholds can be set to trigger automatic notifications. Easy to integrate with in-house systems. Read More …

Usage
Automated ShakeMap delivery to users, facilitating use of ShakeMap products and post-download post-commands (script startup)
Platform
Mac, Unix, Windows
Interface
Scripts / text configuration files
Output
ShakeMap products and post-commands (Google Earth, Browser, etc.)
Authors
Kuo-Wan Lin and David Wald