Tue, 03 Oct 2017 13:39 - Updated Tue, 03 Oct 2017 13:39
Angola now able to share seismic data with world
Luanda - Angola has officially started sharing, from early October, information and data on the seismic activities produced in the country to the world network of seismic information, from its Kapanda station in Malanje, confirmed Tuesday to Angop in Luanda, the director of INAMET, Domingos José do Nascimento.
Send by email
To share this news by email, fill out the information below and click Send
To report errors in the texts of articles published, fill out the information below and click Send
Photo: Pedro Parente
According to him, after the September monitoring in the four existing seismic stations, of which three under direct management of the National Institute of Meteorology and Geophysics (INAMET), began sending data to the International Association of Seismology and Physics of the Earth's Interior (IASPEI).
Angola's seismic network, run by INAMET, is composed of five stations namely Luanda, Lubango (Huíla), Porto Kipiri (Bengo), Luena (Moxico) and Kapanda, province of Malanje, controlled in partnership with Prodel, the manager of the hydroelectric dam in the area.
Angola still needs to strengthen its network of seismic stations between the south and east central regions, with at least 25 more stations, so that the occurrences of the events are correctly evaluated and recorded, the official explained.
- 26/09/2017 09:55:51
Luanda - Angolan minister of Environment Fátima Jardim Monday in Luanda recommended evolution of Multisector Commission of Environment (CMTA) for a Commission of Sustainable Development of Angola ahead of global challenges.
- 25/09/2017 11:23:49
Luanda - The National Institute of Meteorology and Geophysics (INAMET) forecasts for Tuesday, September 26, day of the inauguration of Angola's new Head of State, João Manuel Gonçalves Lourenço, a very cloudy sky, with the possibility of morning drizzle, in Luanda.
- 22/09/2017 17:48:57
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.