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Earthquake in Haiti

Wednesday, 13 January 2010

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.

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.

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

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.

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.