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Earthquake in Iran

Tuesday, 22 February 2005

Type of Event:
Earthquake
Location of Event:
Iran
Date of Charter Activation:
22/02/2005
Charter Requestor:
European Monitoring and Information Centre, French Civil Protection Agency, United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA)
Project Management:
ESA

Description of the event

An earthquake of a 6.4 magnitude on the Richter scale hit the southwest of Iran on Tuesday, 22 February. According to initial reports, the powerful earthquake has left at least 170 people dead and 5,000 injured in the province of Kerman. Nine villages in the region have been affected. At the end of May 2004, an earthquake hit the the north of Iran and Tehran causing the deaths of 35 people and leaving 220 injured.

Kerman Province - Ravar Area, Iran

Source: Map produced 28/02/2005 by SERTIT Scale 1:400,000.
Acquired: 05 August 2004

Copyright: ISRO 2004.

Zadang Population density

Source: LandScan 2002
Resolution: 1km
Datum: WGS84
Projection: UTM Zone 40 N
Zadang Landsat Pre-disaster

Source: Landsat ETM+
Resolution: 30m
Datum: WGS84
Projection: UTM Zone 40 N
Acquired: 7 August 2000

Kerman Province - Kerman Zarand Area, Iran

Source: SPOT 5 2.5 m natural colour
Datum: WGS 84
Projection: UTM Zone 40 N
Scale 1:250,000
Acquired: 1 June 2004

Copyright: SERTIT
Location Map Mosaic Spot
Map produced 25/02/2005 by SERTIT

Kerman Province, Iran, before-after image.

Source: Radarsat 6.25 m resolution.
Scale: 1:250,000.
Acquired: 28 April 2004

Copyright: CSA, Radarsat International.
Radarsat Change Overview
Map produced 25/02/2005 by SERTIT

Kerman Province - Zarand Area, Iran

Source: Scale 1:75,000.
Acquired: 27 Aug & 8 Sept 2004

Copyright: ISRO 2004.
Map produced 28/02/2005 by SERTIT

Kerman Province, Iran

Source: SPOT 5
2.5 m resolution
Scale 1:75,000.
Acquired: 1 June 2004.

Copyright: CNRS 2004.
Map produced 25/02/2005 by SERTIT

Kerman Province, Iran

Source: SPOT 5
2.5m resolution
Scale 1:75,000
Acquired: 1 June 2004.

Copyright: CNRS 2004.
Map produced 25/02/2005 by SERTIT

Deh Asghar, Iran, before-after image

Source: Radarsat 6.25 m resolution
Scale: 1:50,000.
Acquired: 28/04/1998 and 25/02/2005.

Copyright: CSA, Radarsat International.
Map produced 25/02/2005 by SERTIT

Kerman Province -Dahu'iyeh Region, Iran, Before-After

Source: IRS
Scale 1/10 000.
Acquired: 29 August 2004

Copyright: ISRO 2004/5.
Map produced 03/03/2005 by SERTIT