20 Mar '11, 7am

Taiwan builds first undersea earthquake sensor

Taiwan builds first undersea earthquake sensor

TAIPEI: Taiwan began building its first undersea earthquake sensor on Sunday in a project aiming to give earlier warnings of the quakes and tsunamis that frequently hit the region. In the wake of the 9.0 magnitude quake and tsunami that have devastated northeastern Japan, the head of Taiwan's seismology centre said the device would give seconds or even minutes of extra time ahead of a natural disaster. "It is expected to give us an average of 10 seconds' extra warning if earthquakes hit off the east," Kuo Kai-wen told AFP. Nearly 70 per cent of Taiwan's quakes strike off the east. "It will also allow us extra 10 minutes to issue tsunami warnings," he said. The Tw$4.28 million ($14.5 million) sensor, 45 kilometres (28 miles) off Toucheng in Taiwan's Yilan county, is due to start working in October. Taiwan has more than 100 quake sensors, making it -- like Japan -- one of th...

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