Earthquake Detector


Introduction: Earthquake Detector

This is a Earthquake Detector where i have added a led useing tx and 3.3volt. The led is hidden under the blue wire. Here's how i connected the circuit. 3.3volt to + of the board then digital tx1 to - ground of the board then plug in your LED with the cathode being + and anode being -  A0 to + and ground to - of board run a jumper from ground to the 220-ohm resistor and then run a jumper from the + to the 220-ohm resistor and put a rectifier diode in front of the resistor like the picture shows run 2 more jumpers inline with the resistor and the diode and hook your piezo speaker up with the red wire being + and the blue being - in the ardino program use the serial monitor to see the detector work tap the piezo and you will see this #. Here is the code                                                                 start here--------------------->     /*
Earthquake Detector

Sensing the tremors on a surface

This script will sense the tremors on a surface and output it in the serial monitor.

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float tremor;                             // stores the analog value
int sensorPin = 0;                        // pin where the sensor is connected to

void setup()
  Serial.begin(115200);                     // initialisation of the serial connection

void loop()
  tremor = analogRead(sensorPin);    // reading analog sensor value

  if (tremor>0){                     // if tremor is sensed
    for (int i=0; i       Serial.print("#");           

  delay(0);                             // just wait a little



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    4 Discussions

    I have an error -exit status 1

    Expected ';' before 'serial'

    what are the things we need

    can you explain earthquake detector with accelerometer MMA 7361

    Can you explain step by step how where and why you put the the components on the breadboard.
    Can you explain the code more/
    how do you detect earthquakes with this device.
    This is brilliant but i want to replicate this if you can help.

    Thanks smart guy.