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09 January 2023

EARTHQUAKE: Magnitude 7.6 KEPULAUAN BABAR, INDONESIA 09/01/2023 17:47 (UTC)

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Magnitude 7.6 09/01/2023 17:47 KEPULAUAN BABAR, INDONESIA

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A magnitude 7.6 earthquake has occurred KEPULAUAN BABAR, INDONESIA at:
7.13S 129.99E Depth 100km 09/01/2023 at 17:47:35 (Universal Time)

Earthquake location with respect to nearby cities:
431 km SE of Ambon, Indonesia / pop: 355,000 / local time: Asia/Jayapura
348 km SW of Tual, Indonesia / pop: 39,500 / local time: Asia/Jayapura

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Manual location disseminated on 09/01/2023 18:04 (UTC)
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