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Hydrography and Navigation of the Navy actively participate in earthquake and tsunami drill nationwide

Nro. 37 - 2016

In order to appreciate the test procedures, test tools and advanced technology used in issuing a tsunami warning, the Directorate of Hydrography and Navigation of the Navy of Peru, will participate on Thursday 13 October at 2000 hours in the Night Earthquake and Tsunami Drill nationwide, the details of this important work will be appreciated by the media.

We must refer, that the role of the Directorate of Hydrography and Navigation in the drill is through the National Center Tsunami Warning by which they can determine whether a tsunami will occur on our shores from the seismic parameters provided by the Geophysical Institute of Peru, to issue in a timely manner or corresponding alarm alert.

To verify the occurrence or not of a tsunami on our shores, the highly qualified personnel of said warning center, will proceed to analyze the seismic parameters using the different tools that are counted as numerical models and information network International Tsunami warning system and the Effective Operating Protocol, which also provides for the issuance of the alert or alarm to the competent authorities will run.

sea ​​behavior on our coast is also monitored through the National Tide Gauge Network, where you can appreciate the arrival times and wave heights in the different ports along the coast.

During the development of the simulation, the use of mobile application free MGP TSUNAMI, which is available for Android and iOS, which is available for free download on a smartphone and allow all Peruvians position through the GPS of your phone in will be explained real-time charts tsunami inundation and can identify evacuation routes and shelter areas. They may also verify the report of the last ten national and international earthquakes; and receive the newsletters, alert and alarm respective tsunamis, issued by the Directorate of Hydrography and Navigation, so that through this application the loss of human lives are minimized.

Note.- Messrs journalists are invited to cover the impact of that drill, for which they are invited to attend on Thursday October 13 at 19:00 hours at the Directorate of Hydrography and Navigation of the Marina, located in the 118 Rock street Chucuito - Callao. Interested parties may be accredited through emails: or .Coordinaciones detail with Yvan Second Lieutenant Yungure Yauri telephone: 999 772 211.


La Perla, October 12, 2016