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Earthquake and Landslides in El Salvador

Wednesday, 14 February 2001

Type of Event:
Earthquakes
Location of Event:
El Salvador
Date of Charter Activation:
14/02/2001
Charter Requestor:
French Civil Protection Agency
Project Management:
CNES

Description of the event

On February 13, 2001, an earthquake measuring 6.6 on the Richter Scale, which subsequently caused landslides, struck El Salvador. The French Civil Protection Agency activated the Charter in order to obtain image products to be used by rescue teams.