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Earthquake in China

Wednesday, 14 April 2010

Type of Event:
Earthquake
Location of Event:
China
Date of Charter Activation:
14/04/2010
Charter Requestor:
National Disasters Reduction Center of China

Description of the event

A major earthquake of magnitude 7.1, struck the Yushu County on 13 April 2010. The earthquake caused damages to most of the nearby buildings, to the airport and to some of the hydropower stations.

Yushu County

Source: Quickbird 0.6m, WorldView 0.5m
Acquired: 15/04/2010, 22/04/2010

Copyright: USGS, Digital GLobe, NCDR
Image processing, map created 28/04/2010 by NDRCC

Yushu County

Source: Quickbird 0.6m
Acquired: 15/04/2010

Copyright: USGS, Digital GLobe, NCDR
Image processing, map created 21/04/2010 by NDRCC

Distrito de Yushu

Source: Quickbird 0.6m
Acquired: 15/04/2010

Copyright: USGS, Digital GLobe, NCDR
Tratamiento de imagenes, mapa creado 18/04/2010 pOr NDRCC

Yushu County

Source: ALOS 2.5m
Acquired: 16/04/2010

Copyright: JAXA, NCDR
Image processing, map created 18/04/2010 by NDRCC