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Space agency Roscosmos said Wednesday that the midpoint in a three day window when Phobos-Ground’s debris is expected to fall is at 0918 GMT Sunday, when the probe will be above the ocean, about 1,700 kilometers (some 1,050 miles) west of Jakarta.

It added that the forecast will be clarified as the probe’s orbit draws closer to Earth.

The agency has predicted the debris could fall between Saturday and Monday anywhere along a broad swath between 51.4 degrees north to 51.4 degrees south that covers the bulk of the land surface. That spares most of Russia’s ground territory, along with Scandinavia and a large part of Canada.

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