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Two tsunami warning systems are installed in the Pacific Ocean

In the region of the Kuril Islands in the Pacific Ocean, Russian specialists have installed two tsunami early warning systems. The complexes were installed from the Russian research vessel Akademik Shokalsky.

“Two buoys, each weighing about 2,5 tons, were loaded to a depth of more than 5 kilometers. The equipment was installed opposite the Kuril Islands, outside the 200-mile zone,” said Yuri Volkov, director of the Far Eastern Regional Research Hydrometeorological Institute (DVNIGMI). FERNIGMI conducted this expedition.

He also noted that the systems are installed in the most dangerous areas, where earthquakes often occur and "the installed equipment will" cover "the Kuriles, Kamchatka, and southern Japan.

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