How Tsunami warning system in the Indian Ocean works? s1180120 Katsuki Yanai
What happened in Indian• In the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami killed almost 230,000 people.• Before 2004, many countries did not have agencies responsible for tsunami warnings.• Could not to receive messages from international warning center.
The Indian Ocean gets warnings• A large network of seismographic centers, coastal and deep-ocean station is place across the Indian Ocean.• This things to detect potential tsunami and pass on warnings to communities.
How system works• When an earthquake happens in the Indian Ocean, date from the tsunami is transmitted to the Pacific Tsunami Warning center.• The Pacific Tsunami Warning center based in Hawaii and the Japan Meteorological Agency in Tokyo.
What the center• The center to provide that some countries are able to share data which is about tsunami.• In addition, the center to have a multi-hazard early warning system.• That will work alongside the national and regional and also share information with Hawaii and Japan ones.
How the centers work• The job of these centers is to locate and determine the size of earthquakes.• They have the potential to produce that, tsunami and predict tsunami’s arrival times wherever possible.
How to do national agencies• National agencies have also received their own information that is from local or regional seismic centers.• Warnings are delivered in a variety ways. For example, over the airwaves-radio, television, SMS, e-mail and manually that using bells, megaphones or loud speakers attached to mosques.