Oman to set up quake monitoring network

T TV Monday 20/February/2023 08:36 AM
By: Times TV

 A first-of-its-kind seismic monitoring network is expected to be set up in Oman, said a senior official of the Earthquakes Monitoring Centre at Sultan Qaboos University.“We are in the process of setting up quake monitoring stations that will be spread across the country in the coming months,” Dr Issa El Hussain, Director of Earthquakes Monitoring Centre (EMC) at Sultan Qaboos University said. Oman has more than 20 earthquake monitoring stations equipped with latest gadgets that help determine the origin, strength and extent of quakes. “A study to install seismic monitoring stations throughout the country has been conducted,” he added.