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1992 Flores Region, Maumere, Indonesia Images
browse graphicOn December 12, 1992, a magnitude 7.5 Ms (USGS) earthquake at 05:29 UT occurred in the Flores, Indonesia, region producing a tsunami that reached shore in five minutes. The source was a thrust fault dipping 32 degrees to the south and extending about 110 kilometers from Cape Batumanuk to Cape Bunga. The earthquake and tsunami caused at least 2,080 fatalities or missing people, including 1,490 in Maurnere, Flores, and 700 on Babi Island.

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Natural hazard event (tsunami, earthquake, volcanic eruption or other geological hazard) description, image thumbnails, map, links to metadata and details from the NGDC Hazards databases
Natural Hazards Image Database
Collection of damage and geological images resulting from natural hazards, specifically tsunamis, earthquakes, and volcanoes.
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Cite as: National Geophysical Data Center (2012): Natural Hazard Images Database (Event: 1992 Flores Region, Maumere, Indonesia). National Geophysical Data Center, NOAA. doi:10.7289/V5154F01 [access date]

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