[LINK] Thailand sets up buoy to detect tsunamis

Adam Todd link at todd.inoz.com
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?

More information about the Link mailing list