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Earthquake in Indonesia

Wednesday, 16 September 2009

Type of Event:
Earthquake
Location of Event:
Java, Indonesia
Date of Charter Activation:
16/09/2009
Charter Requestor:
USGS on behalf of LAPAN/Indonesia
Project Management:
Pacific Disaster Center

Description of the event

A major earthquake struck Java on 3 September 2009.
At least 57 people were killed, hundreds of people were injured and thousands of houses were destroyed or damaged.

Java, Indonesia - 7.1 Earthquake

Source: FORMOSAT-2, SPOT Image
Acquired: FORMOSAT-2 (27/09/2009), SPOT Image (29/09/2009, 02/10/2009)

Copyright: SPOTIMAGE and NSPO
Image processing, map created by Pacific Disaster Center

Radarsat Support

Source: RadarSat-1 and RadarSat-2
Acquired: Pre-event (RS-1) 10/04/1998 and post-event (RS-2) 20/09/2009, 23/09/2009 and 24/09/2009

Copyright: CSA ASC
Image processing, map created by Pacific Disaster Center

USGS MMI Shakemap (Modified Mercalli Intensity)

Source: Landsat ETM
Acquired: -

Copyright: USGS
Image processing, map created by Pacific Disaster Center

JAXA Support

Source: Landsat ETM
Acquired: Pre-event 28/04/2009 and Post-event 13/09/2009

Copyright: JAXA
Image processing, map created by Pacific Disaster Center

DMCii Support

Source: NigeriaSat
Acquired: 20/09/2009

Copyright: DMC
Image processing, map created by Pacific Disaster Center