December 1992 Flores Region, Maumere, Indonesia Images

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On 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.
  • Cite as: NOAA National Geophysical Data Center (2012): Natural Hazard Images Database (Event: December 1992 Flores Region, Maumere, Indonesia Images). NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. doi:10.7289/V5154F01 [access date]
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Time Period Unknown to Unknown
Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates
N: -8.48
S: -8.48
E: 121.896
W: 121.896
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Publication Dates
  • publication: 2012-02-01
Data Presentation Form Digital image
Dataset Progress Status Ongoing - data is continually being updated
Data Update Frequency As needed
Purpose To provide images of natural hazards for research and education.
Dataset Citation
  • Cite as: NOAA National Geophysical Data Center (2012): Natural Hazard Images Database (Event: December 1992 Flores Region, Maumere, Indonesia Images). NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. doi:10.7289/V5154F01 [access date]
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  • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
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  • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
Acknowledgments
  • Heather McCullough
Theme keywords
  • Earth Science > Human Dimensions > Infrastructure
  • Earth Science > Solid Earth > Tectonics > Earthquakes
  • Earth Science > Human Dimensions > Natural Hazards > Earthquakes
Place keywords Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Location Keywords
  • Ocean > Indian Ocean > Indonesia
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      • Cite as: NOAA National Geophysical Data Center (2012): Natural Hazard Images Database (Event: December 1992 Flores Region, Maumere, Indonesia Images). NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. doi:10.7289/V5154F01 [access date]
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