Saturday, November 26, 2016

Korea emergency alerts via Line messenger


Naver's LINE messenger now has a special "friend" you can add to receive emergency alerts, for example for earthquakes.

Here's a sample of what the message looks like:

Line messenger emergency alert sample message. Image: ZDnet Korea

This sample earthquake alert shows the magnitude, time and date, and epicenter location info. The alert should be received within 5 minutes of an earthquake.

Add the username  [@line_disaster_alert] to be notified, or click here: https://lin.ee/65q7nbh

Of course you'll also now be getting these by regular SMS [Meteorological Agency to Send Earthquake Emergency Texts]


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