OCEAN AMBASSADORS
Satellite Data
for Turtle Yumi

Here are the best location data for Turtle Yumi. This information covers the period October 22, 1998 to January 29, 1999. See if you can make your own map plotting the positions of Turtle Yumi. A base map of the Sulu Sea Area, with coordinates, is available here. Maybe you can solve one more mystery about these fascinating ocean ambassadors. Good luck!
Date Time
(GMT)
Location
Class*
North
Latitude
(Values are in
degrees and
decimals)
East
Longitude
(Values are in
degrees and
decimals)

Transmitter attached using Epoxy glue October 16, 1998 on Baguan Island, Philippine Turtle Islands, Tawi-Tawi, Philippines.
First signal received October 16, 1998 (but poor quality).
Last good quality signal received January 29, 1999
See also: What could have happened to Yumi?

Oct. 22, 1998 22:45 1 6.075 118.463
Oct. 24, 1998 11:03 0 6.070 118.331
Oct. 26, 1998 19:34 1 6.106 118.445
Nov. 02, 1998 11:46 0 6.045 118.434
Nov. 03, 1998 21:37 0 6.197 118.473
Nov. 06, 1998 12:40 1 6.093 118.440
Nov. 09, 1998 12:03 0 6.015 118.531
Nov. 14, 1998 12:27 1 6.156 118.393
Nov. 16, 1998 12:14 3 6.107 118.455
Nov. 16, 1998 19:01 2 6.104 118.456
Nov. 20, 1998 22:52 2 6.126 118.503
Nov. 23, 1998 12:23 0 6.142 117.943
Nov. 26, 1998 21:27 0 6.113 118.444
Nov. 27, 1998 13:19 2 6.105 118.448
Nov. 28, 1998 00:17 0 6.134 118.482
Nov. 29, 1998 12:01 0 6.149 118.301
Dec. 03, 1998 12:05 0 6.298 118.973
Dec. 04, 1998 11:47 0 5.808 117.872
Dec. 06, 1998 21:06 0 6.107 118.509
Dec. 07, 1998 22:23 0 6.104 118.508
Dec. 09, 1998 01:21 1 6.083 118.417
Dec. 11, 1998 12:37 0 6.176 118.342
Dec. 14, 1998 21:31 0 6.120 118.501
Dec. 18, 1998 09:04 0 6.112 118.483
Dec. 20, 1998 13:33 1 6.111 118.456
Dec. 21, 1998 06:35 0 6.119 118.508
Dec. 25, 1998 18:34 0 5.863 118.610
Dec. 30, 1998 23:08 2 6.113 118.428
Jan. 01, 1999 00:25 1 6.064 118.507
Jan. 02, 1999 10:11 0 5.838 119.588
Jan. 02, 1999 18:44 2 5.812 119.660
Jan. 03, 1999 01:10 0 5.774 119.731
Jan. 03, 1999 09:52 1 5.925 119.875
Jan. 03, 1999 13:54 0 5.963 120.129
Jan. 03, 1999 18:31 0 6.026 120.214
Jan. 04, 1999 23:00 0 6.234 120.484
Jan. 06, 1999 00:32 1 6.418 120.767
Jan. 11, 1999 12:48 0 6.499 121.071
Jan. 13, 1999 11:48 0 6.582 120.627
Jan. 26, 1999 23:16 3 6.662 121.044
Jan. 29, 1999 18:40 0 6.713 121.065
Last signal received on February 27, 1999 (but poor quality).
The times for transmitter positions are given in GMT (Greenwich Mean Time). Philippine Time is GMT + 8. For example, at GMT 0:09 it is 8:09 in the Philippines and Malaysia; at GMT 11:41 it is 19:31, or 7:31 PM in the Philippines and Malaysia.

* 1, 2, 3: High Quality,   0: Medium Quality   A, B, Z: Poor Quality (Not shown)
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