Monday, December 2, 2013

New App Phivolcs Quake Updates

Hi all, I just released a new app calle Phivolcs Quake Updates. This app displays the same data that can be found in the Phivolcs (Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology) website.

It provides a better medium to read updates regarding earthquakes, tsunamis and volcanic activities rather than use a web browser and view it in a small device.

This app is in no way affiliated with Phivolcs so if data in their website changes, the app may not work correctly.The moment this will happen, please send a report so the developer can make the necessary changes and fix the issues.

The app only retrieves the latest few entries rather than getting all of them which amounts to more than a year's worth of record entries. If you wish to view all of them, please go to their website instead.

I decided to make this app after that deadly quake hit Bohol in the Philippines a few months ago. It was tedious going to the Phivolcs site and browsing for updates in my smart phone. The screen is pretty small and it is a hassle typing URLs so this app should alleviate that limitation and hassle.