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Fri, 22 Sep 2017 17:48 - Updated Fri, 22 Sep 2017 17:48

Seismic stations under Portuguese experts

Luanda - The four seismic stations in Angola, including three under direct management by National Institute of Meteorology and Geophysics (INAMET), are being monitored by Portuguese experts.

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The effort is meant to expand and improve services in Angola,  said Friday in Luanda its director, Domingos José do Nascimento.

He told Angop that the work started this week in Luanda.

The activity keeps going Friday and Saturday at Huíla stations in Lubango city as well as cover the provinces of Bengo (Porto Kipiri), Luena (Moxico), and Kapanda (Malanje).

Malanje control is held in partnership with Prodel, which manages the hydroelectric dam in the area.

Angola's current seismic network, run by INAMET, comprises five stations. Two of which are out of service, namely those in central Bié province and Dundo (Lunda Norte).

The official spoke of the need of the country to reinforce its seismic stations network with at least 25 more stations in the south and east central regions.

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