[LINK] Thailand sets up buoy to detect tsunamis
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Mon Dec 4 21:47:36 AEDT 2006
At 05:11 PM 4/12/2006, Howard Lowndes wrote:
>Thai authorities have installed a tsunami detection buoy in the Indian
>Ocean off the coast of Phuket.
>It is designed to prevent a repeat of the devastating death toll of the
>Boxing Day tsunami two years ago.
>The buoy has been put in place almost 1,000 kilometres out to sea from the
>tourist island of Phuket, which sustained a lot of damage in 2004.
How long does it take a Tsunami to travel 1,000 kms?
What if the next quake is between the bouy and the land?
Wasn't the last one only 600 km's away?
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