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Earthquake in India

Monday, 29 January 2001

Type of Event:
Earthquake
Location of Event:
Bhuj, Gujarat, India
Date of Charter Activation:
29/01/2001
Charter Requestor:
French Civil Protection Agency
Project Management:
ESA

Description of the event

At 03:16 UTC on January 26, 2001, an Earthquake with a magnitude of 7.7 occurred in Gujarat, India, the epicenter of which lay near the city of Bhuj. On January 29, 2001, the DDSC, France's Civil Protection Agency, requested Charter images to be used in the assessment of damages to the area.

RADARSAT-1 image - Structural Damage Assessment Click for larger image (221 KB)

Source: RADARSAT Data
Copyright: Canadian Space Agency 2001 Map by NPA

SPOT image product - Structural Damage Assessment Click for larger image (223 KB)

Source: SPOT Data
Copyright: Centre National d'√Čtudes Spatiales 2001 Map by NPA.

Damage Assessment Click for larger image (189 KB)

Source: IKONOS Data and SPOT Data
Copyright: Space Imaging 2001, Centre National d'√Čtudes Spatiales 2001 Map by NPA.

Ikonos image - Structural Damage Assessment Click for larger image (215 KB)

Source: IKONOS Data
Copyright: Space Imaging 2001 Map by NPA.