The 23andMe Python Sample Code by 23andMe is an example with the API using the flask microframework. Additional code is available to start with the code on GitHub. Read the requirements section before starting.
Normally earthquakes are detected with sensative instruments, under the care of trained seismologists. With the Twitter API (our Twitter API profile), the ability to detect and report quake locations may fall into anyone's hands.
A few years ago, Tim Berners-Lee (inventor of the World Wide Web), urged his TED Talk audience to share raw, unstructured data in order to boost innovation and solve critical problems. The INOH API project aims to bring Berners-Lee's vision to light.
Onset, a supplier of data logging devices, just launched the HOBOlink® Web Services API, that enables anyone to easily build applications around weather, energy and environmental data gathered from the Onset HOBO® U30 monitoring systems, hardware you install in your environment which can share its status up to Onset's system.