Earthquake

Earthquake in China

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Multiple earthquakes, with the strongest two measuring 5.7 and 5.6 on the Richter scale, struck the mountainous rural regions of Yunnan and Guizhou, in the Yiliang and Weining counties in southwest China on Friday 7 September 2012, killing at least 80 people and injuring more than 160 others. As a result of the earthquakes in this mountainous area, landslides have also been experienced. The most serious damage was in Yiliang county, where the majority of the fatalities occurred. An estimated 100,000 people have been evacuated and approximately 20,000 houses were destroyed.

Disaster Type: 

Name: 

Earthquake

Region: 

China

Occurance Date: 

07/09/2012
activated

latitude: 

28

longitude: 

104

POST-EARTHQUAKE BUILDING AND INFRASTRUCTURE DAMAGE MAPPING USING VERY HIGH RESOLUTION SATELLITE IMAGERY

 

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Bibliographic reference: 

C. R. Farquhar (2011). POST-EARTHQUAKE BUILDING AND INFRASTRUCTURE DAMAGE MAPPING USING VERY HIGH RESOLUTION SATELLITE IMAGERY. Proc. of the ESA-EUSC-JRC 2011 Image Information Mining conference, paper 29, p. 121 - 124

Earthquake in Costa Rica

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Map by CNE showing areas affected by earthquakeThe coast of Costa Rica was struck on 5 September 2012 at 08:42 a.m. local time by a major earthquake with the epicenter located in the Nicoya Península. The United States Geological Survey (USGS) indicated a magnitude of 7.6. on the Richter scale.

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Disaster Type: 

Name: 

Earthquake

Region: 

Costa Rica

Occurance Date: 

05/09/2012
activated

latitude: 

10

longitude: 

85

Geological Hazards and Monitoring at the Azores (Portugal)

 

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Bibliographic reference: 

Gaspar et al. (2011). Geological Hazards and Monitoring at the Azores (Portugal). Earthzine, posted on April 12th, 2011 in Articles, Disaster Management, Earth Observation. 14 p.

Satellite-Based Crisis Information and Risk Assessment: Contributions Following the Earthquake in W. Sumatra and the Mentawai Tsunami

 

External Contact Person: 

S. Wegscheider

Email: 

stephanie.wegscheider [at] dlr.de
English

Bibliographic reference: 

S. Wegscheider, J. Post (2011). Satellite-Based Crisis Information and Risk Assessment: Contributions Following the Earthquake in W. Sumatra and the Mentawai Tsunami. Earthzine posted on March 2nd, 2011 in Articles, Disaster Management, Earth Observation

Earthquake in Iran

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UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER has activated the International Charter: Space and Major

Country/Region: 

Disaster Type: 

Name: 

Earthquake

Region: 

Iran

Occurance Date: 

11/08/2012
activated

latitude: 

38

longitude: 

47

Building damage detection of the 2003 Bam, Iran earthquake using Quickbird images

 

External Contact Person: 

Fumio Yamazaki

Email: 

yamazaki [at] tu.chiba-u.ac.jp
English

Bibliographic reference: 

Yano, Y. et al. ( ) Building damage detection of the 2003 Bam, Iran earthquake using Quickbird images. AIST (Japan) Paper

Damage Detection for 2003 Bam, Iran, Earthquake Using Terra-ASTER Satellite Imagery

 

External Contact Person: 

Masayuki Kohiyama
Fumio Yamazaki

Email: 

kohiyama [at] sd.keio.ac.jp
English

Bibliographic reference: 

Kohiyama, M. & Yamazaki, F. (2005): Damage Detection for 2003 Bam, Iran, Earthquake Using Terra-ASTER Satellite Imagery. Earthquake Spectra, Vol 21, No. S1, S267-S274.

Interferometric Characterization of Areas Damaged by the 1995 Kobe Earthquake Using Satellite SAR Images

 

External Contact Person: 

Masashi MATSUOKA
Fumio YAMAZAKI

Email: 

yamazaki [at] tu.chiba-u.ac.jp
English

Bibliographic reference: 

Matsuoka, M. & Yamazaki, F. (2000): Interferometric Characterization of Areas Damaged by the 1995 Kobe Earthquake Using Satellite SAR Images. Proceedings of the 12th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Vol 2.

Building-damage detection using post-seismic high-resolution SAR satellite data

 

External Contact Person: 

Balz, T.

Email: 

bals [at] lmars.whu.edu.cn
English

Bibliographic reference: 

Balz, T. & M. Liao (2008): Building-damage detection using post-seismic high-resolution SAR satellite data. International Journal of Remote Sensing, Vol. 31, No. 13, 3369-3391.

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