Warnings for a tsunami might be feeling the Earth shake, seeing the ocean water disappear from the beach, bay or river, or hearing an unusual roaring sign. A warning for this …tsunami might be issued by public officials, and if a warning for your area is announced, you should run to higher ground immediately.
Thailand has radars to detect tsunamis
A tsunami is a reaction to an under water earthquake, land slide or a meteor that struck the earth. It's the dispersion of energy.
You can't really predict a tsunami, but If you hear about any underwater earthquakes or volcanic eruptions, that can sometimes mean there will be a tsunami.
If the tsunami is the result of an earthquake, then scientists take three locations that the earthquake hit. They find a radius by finding out how long it took for P waves and… S waves to hit the land. Once they've drawn circles, calculated by the radius, around all three locations there is an epicenter. This is where all three circles intersect. They then have seismographs that show the damage of the earthquake by a Moment Magnitude Scale. Then they predict that a tsunami will follow shortly after and they warn the countries in danger.
The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center is headquartered at Ewa Beach, Hawaii, USA. It has responsibility for most of the Pacific Ocean. It has responsibilities for receiving and a…nalysing input from all tsunami monitoring stations and making the projections and ultimately issuing warnings. It is the operational headquarters for the Pacific Tsunami Warning System. It is one of two warning systems operated by the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
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If you are referring to the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami then yes. Warnings were issued in several countries in Africa before the tsunami hit. Unfortunately it was already to lat…e fore most other places.
Because scientist don't have a scale that measures tsunami very well answer 2. Many times the earthquake (or submarine subsidence) that caused the tsunami are quite close, an…d there is insufficient warning time. If you are close to a shore and you feel a significant earthquake, expect a tsunami!! If the sea retreats, DO NOT go to gather the fish!!. Tsunami travel at several hundred km/hour! But may be only a few cm high. Approaching a shore, the wave increases in height, and decreases in speed. But is still much faster than you can run.
Yes, however the epicenter of the quake was very close to land ( 80 miles) and the warning was soon followed by the wave.
a tsunami warning center can help because it tells the people that a tsunami is coming
If you feel an earthquake,or if you see the ocean receding unusally rapidly.
They use satellites to check every thing, from Tsunamis to Light Rain. When the waves in the sea are getting too high they start to send out warnings.
Seismographs can detect earthquakes strong enough to create tsunamis and where they are most likely to strike. Buoys in the ocean can also tell when a tsunami will strike. Tsu…nami warnings arent always perfect, if an earthquake is strong enough a tsunami can strike right away, like what happened in Japan.
Yes. If there is an earthquake that might have triggered a tsunami warnings are issued for areas it might impact.