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UNDRO 91/1101

INDONESIA EARTHQUAKE
UNDRO INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
8 JULY 1991

1. AT 8 P.M. LOCAL TIME ON 4 JULY, A MAJOR EARTHQUAKE (6.7 RICHTER SCALE) OCCURRED 110 KM EAST OF KALABAI (CAPITAL OF ALORS DISTRICT) BETWEEN ALOR AND TIMOR ISLANDS.

2. EPICENTER CALCULATED AT DEPTH OF 33.3 KM AT 8 DEGREES SOUTH LATITUDE AND 125.38 DEGREES EAST LONGITUDE.

3. CASUALTIES: 23 DEAD, 181 INJURED.

4. DAMAGE: 1,115 BUILDINGS INCLUDING:
- GOVT BLDGS: 57 TOTALLY, 3 SEVERELY, 8 PARTIALLY