Earthquake in Haiti

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Type of Event Earthquake
Location of Event Haiti
Date of Charter Activation 13/01/2010
Charter Requestor French Civil Protection, UNOOSA on behalf of UN Peacekeeping Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH), Public Safety of Canada, American Earthquake Hazards Programme of USGS
Project Management CNES in collaboration with the SAFER project in the framework of the GMES initiative.

Description of the Event

A major earthquake of magnitude 7 struck south-east of Haiti, the capital city Port-au-Prince, on Tuesday, 12 January 2010, followed by several aftershocks over 5.
The earthquake caused major casualties and damage affecting about 5.4 million people.

Images and/or Image product Delivered under the Charter

Jacmel, Haïti
Damaged building density map and gathering areas

Source: KOMPSAT-2, DigitalGlobe multispectral image(0.5 m )

Acquired: 21/01/2010, 15/01/2010

Copyright KOMPSAT-2 image kindly offered by KARI to the International Charter
SERTIT 2010
Image processing, map created 22/01/2010 by SERTIT.

 

Density of bridge & road obstacles in Port-au-Prince and Carrefour, Haiti
Additional crisis map provided by UNITAR/UNOSAT in addition to this Charter Action

Source: GeoEye-1, QuickBird-2

Acquired: 13/01/2010, 04/03/2008

Copyright GeoEye 2009, DigitalGlobe
Image processing, map created by UNITAR/UNOSAT.

 

Haiti, Port-au-Prince
Damage building density. Situation the 13th January 2010.

Source: GeoEye (50 m), roads are derived from GEOSS ESRI world imagery metric data

Acquired: 13/01/2010

Copyright GeoEye 2010, DLR
Image processing, map created 18/01/2010 by SERTIT in the framework of GMES SAFER.

 

Haiti - Léogâne
Catalogue of presumed damaged buildings

Source: GeoEye-1 (50 cm)

Acquired: 13/01/2010

Copyright GeoEye 2010, SERTIT 2010
Image processing, map created 17/01/2010 by SERTIT in the framework of GMES SAFER.

 

Haiti - Léogâne. Area affected by the 12th of January 2010 earthquake.

Source: SPOT-5 (2.50m)

Acquired: 15/01/2010

Copyright CNES 2010
Image processing, map created 17/01/2010 by SERTIT in the framework of GMES SAFER.

 

Damage assessment for major buildings/infrastucture in Port-Au-Prince, Haiti
Additional crisis map provided by UNITAR/UNOSAT in addition to this Charter Action

Source: GeoEye-1, QuickBird-2

Acquired: 13/01/2010, 04/03/2008

Copyright GeoEye 2009, DigitalGlobe
Image processing, map created by UNOSAT.

 

Damage assessment detailmap Port-au-Prince - Haiti - Gressier

Source: GeoEye-1

Acquired: 13/01/2010

Copyright DLR
Image processing, map created 17/01/2010 by DLR-ZKI in the framework of GMES SAFER.

 

Central Port-au-Prince, Haïti - Additional crisis map provided by UNITAR/UNOSAT in addition to this Charter Action

Source: GeoEye-1

Acquired: 12/01/2010

Copyright GeoEye 2009
Image processing, map created 14/01/2010 by UNOSAT

 

Port-au-Prince, Haïti
Spontaneous gathering areas

Source: SPOT 5, GeoEye (65 cm)

Acquired: 13/01/2010

Copyright CNES, SERTIT.
Image processing, map created 14/01/2010 by SERTIT in the framework of GMES SAFER.

 

Port-au-Prince
Damage evaluation per urban block

Source: SPOT 5 (2.50m)

Acquired: 03/07/2007

Copyright CNES 2007
Image processing, map created 14/01/2010 by SERTIT in the framework of GMES SAFER.

 

Port-au-Prince
Area affected by the earthquake

Source: ALOS AVNIR-2 (10m)

Acquired: 13/01/2010

Copyright JAXA 2010
Image processing, map created 13/01/2010 by SERTIT in the framework of GMES SAFER.

 

City of Port-au-Prince, Haïti
Location of public buildings damaged by the earthquake.

Source: ALOS AVNIR-2 (10m)

Acquired: 13/01/2010

Copyright JAXA 2010
Image processing, map created 13/01/2010 by SERTIT in the framework of GMES SAFER.

 

 

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