Tsunami Buoy

Tsunami Buoy (HM21DB)

Location: Pearlington, MS 39572 Hancock County
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Country: United States of America
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N 30° 18.719', W 89° 36.257'

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In 1995, NOAA began the development of the Deep-ocean Assessment and Detection of Tsunami (DART) system to provide better warnings for tsunami-prone communities. Until 2004, the U.S. operated 6 systems in the Pacific Ocean, however the network has expanded to 39 buoys operating in the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans, the Caribbean and the Gulf of Mexico. The tsunami buoy and companion sea-floor sensor use satellite communication to transmit tsunami wave information to Tsunami Warning Centers around the globe.
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HM NumberHM21DB
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Date Added Saturday, September 2nd, 2017 at 7:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16R E 249569 N 3356230
Decimal Degrees30.31198333, -89.60428333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 18.719', W 89° 36.257'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 18' 43.14" N, 89° 36' 15.42" W
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Area Code(s)985, 228
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1 Discovery Cir, Pearlington MS 39572, US
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