11 Mar '11, 8am

"Study confirms Singapore safe from tsunami"

"Study confirms Singapore safe from tsunami"

[Photo: The remains of a village in Aceh after it was hit by the Tsunami. ] While being hit by a tsunami does not rate as one of the greatest fears of Singaporeans, the repercussions of being caught unawares will no doubt be devastating. It was with this in mind that, after the destructive Indian Ocean tsunami struck in 2004, the National Environment Agency (NEA) with the National University of Singapore and the Nanyang Technological University embarked on a study to evaluate the probability and impact of a tsunami on Singapore. The two-year study, which cost $1.3 million, confirmed that impact of a tsunami on Singapore is likely to be minimal as even an earthquake of seismic order 9.0 and above will take more than 10 hours to reach Singapore. The finding is not unexpected as Singapore is sheltered by the surrounding land masses. Moreover, the shallow waters in the Malacca...

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