Google will use Android smartphones as earthquake detection devices by ronneypab | Aug 11, 2020 | Tech Tips | 0 comments Modern smartphones include a wide array of sensors, one of which is an accelerometer to detect motion. It’s this sensor that Google is relying on as the backbone of the Android Earthquake Alerts System. Here’s how it’ll work. Submit a Comment Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.