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New Indonesion Tsunamis
« on: December 26, 2018, 07:10:14 PM »
Bad things. Apparently there are more that are possible. I thought there were more detectors since the 2004 tsunami. Unhappy anniversary.  Maybe since it is a slightly different part of the ocean, it is still not covered.

Anyone have any info?
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Re: New Indonesion Tsunamis
« Reply #1 on: December 26, 2018, 07:17:35 PM »
I didn't hear much, I know the tsunami warning system in place takes time to digest data and disseminate so any quake near the shoreline may not be detected until too late.
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Re: New Indonesion Tsunami
« Reply #2 on: December 26, 2018, 07:22:05 PM »
so that 15 minute distance is no good. Ugh.
Think I am staying in Minnesota.
Can't afford to travel anyway.
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Re: New Indonesion Tsunamis
« Reply #3 on: December 26, 2018, 07:33:03 PM »
Current warning system does not respond to tsunamis unless caused by quakes. Also, many of the buoys in that area were vandalized and or not operating. There are a number of news reports related to this topic on Google News

https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asia/indonesia-tsunami-buoy-warning-system-not-working-since-2012-11059044

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Re: New Indonesion Tsunami
« Reply #4 on: December 26, 2018, 07:34:08 PM »
so that 15 minute distance is no good. Ugh.
Think I am staying in Minnesota.
Can't afford to travel anyway.

Who knows, maybe the next Tsunami will bring Indonesia TO you?
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Re: New Indonesion Tsunamis
« Reply #5 on: December 26, 2018, 07:38:27 PM »
Watched something on the 2004 Indian Ocean that killed so many, they said even with a warning system in place many wouldn't survive because technology back in 2004 was taking about 2 hours to disseminate warning to the public.  It's better now I think it's down to about 15 minutes like you said some areas even 5 minutes along Japan coast.
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