Indian Tsunami Early Warning System (ITEWS)

Indian Tsunami Early Warning System (ITEWS) was established by the Ministry of Earth Sciences after the great Sumatra Earthquake triggered a devastating tsunami in the Indian Ocean 16 years ago. Set up at the Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services, Hyderabad in 2007, ITEWS consists of real-time seismic monitoring network to detect earthquakes and real-time sea-level network for tsunami monitoring. It monitored around 630 earthquakes of 6.5 magnitude and above till date.

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