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Earthquake

Data compilation for Chile Earthquake and Tsunami

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Disaster Information
Name: 
Earthquake and Tsunami Chile
Region: 
Chile
Occurance Date: 
01/04/2014
latitude: 
-20.4002
longitude: 
-70.1346

Earthquake impacts the western region of Guatemala

On 7 November 2012 at 10:35 am local time, the southwestern region of Guatemala was impacted by a strong earthquake that provoked fatalities and losses. The 7.4 magnitude earthquake had its epicenter 35 kilometers south of the Port of Champerico in the Retalhuleu Department. The National Coordinating Agency for Disaster Reduction of Guatemala (CONRED) conducted a damage and needs assessment and confirmed that most damages took place in the highlands. CONRED indicated that the effects of the earthquake were most felt in communities in San Marcos, Huehuetenango, Quiche, Quetzaltenango, Totonicapan and Solola Departments. In its bulletin number 2943 of 8 November, CONRED indicated that 52 people were killed, 14 injured and 22 missing. The earthquake also damaged severely more than 500 houses. In addition, the institution commented that 20 temporary shelters have been opened in communities in Quiche, Quetzaltenango and San Marcos; providing shelter to 762 persons thus far.

On 8 November 2012 the President of the Republic of Guatemala, Mr. Otto Perez Molina, declared a State of Public Calamity in San Marcos, Quetzaltenango, Quiche and Huehuetenango. In addition and as a way to support those affected, the government, through CONRED, mobilized more than 50 tons of humanitarian assistance to the areas affected by this earthquake.

The Executive Secretariat of CONRED contacted UN-SPIDER to request the activation of the International Charter Space and Major Disasters, which was subsequently activated by the Argentina Civil Protection Agency (SIFEM) on behalf of CONRED on 8 November 2012.  More information is available on the Charter website.

In its bulletin number 2955 dated 12 November 2012, CONRED updated its reports of damages, indicating that more than 2,600 houses suffered severe damage, more than 3,300 houses experienced moderate damages and nearly 2,900 houses displayed slight damage. In addition, CONRED also reported that 61 temporary shelters were providing support to those affected.

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Disaster Information
Name: 
Earthquake
Region: 
Eastern region of Guatemala
Occurance Date: 
07/11/2012
latitude: 
13.987
longitude: 
91.965

Earthquake in China

Multiple earthquakes, with the strongest two measuring 5.7 and 5.6 on the Richter scale, struck the mountainous rural regions of Yunnan and Guizhou, in the Yiliang and Weining counties in southwest

Disaster Information
Name: 
Earthquake
Region: 
China
Occurance Date: 
07/09/2012
latitude: 
27.6026
longitude: 
104.189

Earthquake in Costa Rica

Map by CNE showing areas affected by earthquakeThe coast of Costa Rica wa

Disaster Information
Name: 
Earthquake
Region: 
Costa Rica
Occurance Date: 
05/09/2012
latitude: 
10.12
longitude: 
85.347

Earthquake in Iran

UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER has activated the International Charter: Space and Major Disaster to provide satellite imagery for the two strong earthquakes that occurred in Iran on 11 August 2012.

Disaster Information
Name: 
Earthquake
Region: 
Iran
Occurance Date: 
11/08/2012
latitude: 
38.322
longitude: 
46.888

Earthquake in Iran

Seven people have been killed and hundreds have been injured in a 6.5-magnitude earthquake that jolted southeastern Iran on 20 December 2010 damaging buildings in outlying mountainous areas.

Disaster Information
Name: 
Earthquake in Iran
Region: 
Southeastern Iran
Occurance Date: 
20/12/2010
latitude: 
28.491
longitude: 
59.117

Earthquake in Serbia

An earthquake jolted central Serbia in the early hours of 3 November, killing an elderly couple in the town of Kraljevo and injuring 100 people.

Disaster Information
Name: 
Earthquake in Serbia
Region: 
Serbia
Occurance Date: 
03/11/2010
latitude: 
43.7234
longitude: 
20.687

Earthquake in Indonesia

At least 160 people are missing from an Indonesian village that was pounded by an enormous wave after a 7.5 magnitude earthquake off the coast of Sumatra caused a local tsunami.

Disaster Information
Name: 
Earthquake in Indonesia
Region: 
Indonesia
Occurance Date: 
25/10/2010
latitude: 
-0.95373
longitude: 
100.352

Activities of the European Satellite Operators Association (ESO) Disaster Management

Global Pre-Positioning of Satellite-Based ICT for Disaster Preparedness & Development

Category: 
Human Aspects related

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