We've also added support for Tsunami Alerts. Choose which of several regions (US West Coast/Alaska, Hawaii, Pacific Ocean, Indian Ocean, Caribbean) you want to receive alerts for. Notifications of alerts will appear in your status bar and details are available in the Alert History. Alerts are obtained from the US NOAA national Weather Service feeds.
* Optional Tsunami Alerts
* Optional Zoom setting
* Configurable update frequency
* Portrait or Landscape mode
* Can scroll with screen touch motions, of be scroll-locked
Install application, then select as wallpaper (from Home, touch: Menu key, Wallpaper, Live wallpapers). On the Settings screen, choose your Location and any other options settings, then touch "Set wallpaper". At the home screen, the wallpaper will respond to your left/right/up/down gestures.
Image update is subject to availability of images from USGS.
Tsunami alerts are subject to availability of feeds from NOAA.
Disclaimer: Timely delivery of data and alerts by this application are dependent on the Internet and governament data providers and are not guaranteed.
map and in a list as they are occurring around the globe.
Additional hazard information can be viewed and shared.
The term "Active Hazards" refers to a collection of current and real-time incidents (compiled from authoritative sources) which have been designated "potentially hazardous to people, property, or assets" by the PDC DisasterAWARE™ application.
The application is a free download.
PDC Active Hazards currently includes:
-Hurricane/Tropical Cyclone (global)
-National Weather Service High Surf (for Hawaii)
-National Weather Service High Wind (for Hawaii)
-National Weather Service Flood (for Hawaii)
-Wildfire (global)- coming soon!
Other hazards will be added over time.
Application features include:
√ View Active Hazards on an interactive map or in the Alert list
√ Search for location (quick zoom)
√ Choose background map
√ Get "more info" for most Active Hazards
√ Receive automatic updates every five minutes
√ Choose a preferred time zone
＜Main functions and its utilization＞
- Receiving Earthquake Early Warnings and Tsunami Warnings
→ Before using the Application for the first time, select locations for which you wish to receive warnings from the Settings Menu (you may select a maximum of five locations (in Japan only))(*). Users will receive notification when Earthquake Early Warning and Tsunami Warning affect their registered locations. Notifications regarding Earthquake Early Warnings will be sent to the user if an earthquake of seismic intensity 4 or greater is forecasted for the selected location. Also, please note that notification will no longer be sent to the user’s device after one month period has passed from the date the setting concerning the location for which you wish to receive warning is last modified.
(*) It is necessary to activate the GPS, if you wish to register the location by using Location Information Service (GPS). The Location Information Service could also be used to obtain information of the present location. In such case, earthquake location and present location will be displayed on a map.
- Earthquake List
→Information on past earthquakes of intensity 3 or higher can be viewed (a maximum of ten records are stored).
- Evacuation flow chart
→Actions to be taken during a disaster are shown in the form of a flow chart.
- Communication cards
→A set of question sentence that can be used when asking questions to people around you during a disaster.
→Links to other sources of information that may be necessary during disaster situations (contact information of embassy, nearest tourist centers, etc.), and other information concerning disasters and tourism.
- About seismic intensity scale
→Explanation concerning the intensity of an earthquake is provided (according to the seismic intensity scale).
For support site of Safety tips, see here ->
No more scratching your head and wondering if you have missed the bus.
No more guessing when the next bus will arrive!
DaBus app takes the guesswork out of catching the bus on the island of Oahu. It uses the arrival information, courtesy of the Oahu Transit Services (OTS) to provide the best estimated time on when the next bus will arrive. This app also tracks the current location of the bus so you know exactly where it is located on the map. It is the app to download when you are in Hawaii.
This app is fun, simple and intuitive to use. Best of all, it is absolutely FREE!
- Mahalo (Thank you) for downloading and using this app.
- Locate nearby bus stops.
- Search for bus stops by street name, destination route number, and stop number.
- Search for bus stops by tapping on the map.
- Get GPS real-time arrival information.
- Get published bus schedules for any days of the week.
- Auto refresh bus arrival information.
- Track the current bus location.
- Watch the bus gliding across the map.
- Bookmark your favorite bus stops.
- Get latest news and information on DaBus app, Traffic Accidents, Road Closures.
- Watch cool demo videos.
- Send comments to TheBus and Development team.
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