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December 10, 2012 (16:53:09 UTC)

Quake Location

Magnitude 7.1 Banda Sea

A 7.1-magnitude earthquake struck offshore Tuesday morning (1:53 am local time) with the epicenter 236 km (147 miles) northwest of the city of Saumlaki. The earthquake was reported at a depth of 159.3 km (99 miles).

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