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Chile strengthens its tsunami alert system with new Dart 4g buoy

A year after the installation of two prototypes of the DART 4G Buoy System off the coast of Mejillones and Constitución, on December 05 in the facilities of the Hydrographic and Oceanographic Service of the Navy (SHOA), its Director, Rear Admiral Patricio Carrasco, announced together with the Deputy Director of the National Emergency Office of the Ministry of the Interior and Public Security, Mr. Víctor Orellana (ONEMI), the Director of the National Research Center for the Integrated Management of Natural Disasters (CIGIDEN) Mr. Rodrigo Cienfuego and the Director of the Center Seismological National (CSN) Dr. Sergio Barrientos, the installation of a third generation buoy 220 km NW of Valparaiso.

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