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Date: December 12, 1992 Time: 05:29:27
Location: 8.5S 121.9E
Depth: 36 Km Magnitude: 7.5 Mn

At least 2,200 people killed or missing in the Flores region, including 1490 at Maumere and 700 on Babi. More than 500 people were injured and 40,000 left homeless. Severe damage, with approximately 90 per cent of the buildings destroyed at Maumere by the earthquake and tsunami; 50 to 80 per cent of the structures on Flores were damaged or destroyed. Tsunami run-up of 300 metres with wave heights of 25 metres were reported on Flores, along with landslides and ground cracks at several locations around the island.


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