Earthquake in NW China

At least 300 people have died and others are trapped under rubble after a magnitude-6.9 earthquake struck China's Qinghai province, officials say.
The powerful tremor hit remote Yushu county, 500km (310 miles) south-west of provincial capital Xining, at 0749 (2349 GMT), at a shallow depth of 10km.

Source: GlideNumber, BBC

 

 

Available Space-based Information for: Earthquake in NW China (14/4/2010)

Status Update: 05/05/2010



UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER:

Focal Point: Peter Podprocky, Lorant Czaran
Email: un-spider@unoosa.org

Contact Points in China (Official)

Dr. Li Suju
Deputy Director
International Cooperation Department
National Disaster Reduction Center of China (NDRCC)
Tel:+86 10 63531082
Email: lisuju@ndrcc.gov.cn

 

Geographical Coordinates:
Epicentre: 33.271°N, 96.629°E

Upper left:  33.03 N 96.94 E
Lower right: 32.94 N 97.05E

City of Yushu
Coordinates: 33.00N, 97.01E

International Charter:
Activated on 14/04/2010
Requested by: National Disasters Reduction Center of China
Link: http://www.disasterscharter.org/web/charter/activation_details?p_r_p_1415474252_assetId=ACT-306


ReliefWeb:
Available maps:
http://reliefweb.int/rw/rwb.nsf/db900sid/LPAA-84H9XY?OpenDocument

 

DLR - Center for Satellite Based Crisis Information
Available maps: http://www.zki.dlr.de/applications/2010/china/186_en.html

  

Satellite Tasking No

Satellite

Sensor

Time (UTC)

Area

Type

Status

Remarks

 1

 

ASTER 

16/4/2010
23/4/2010

Epicenter
33.271°N, 96.629°E

Yushu
33.00N, 97.01E

Gyegu
33.01N
96.73E 

 

scheduled

 

 2 Worldview-1 Pan 05/05/2010

32.963°/96.996°

 

32.995°/97.064°

 

 

collected

 

collected

WV-01

 

WV-01

 3 Formosat-2   17/4/2010 AOI1,2      
 4 Geoeye-1   15/4/2010 AOI1,2   collected

"Geoeye Satellite Image"
please visit: ftp://dulftp.geoeye.com

 5

NASA EO-1

 

16/4/2010 

 

 

scheduled 

 

 6

SPOT 5 

 

15/4/2010 

 AOI1,2

 

collected

NOT - USABLE extreme high cloud coverage

 7

IKONOS 

 

16/4/2010 

 AOI1,2

 

scheduled

 

 8

Cosmo Skymed    15/4/2010   AOI1,2   scheduled   
 9 TerraSar -X   18/4/2010  AOI1,2   scheduled  
 10 Radarsat-2   18/4/2010     scheduled  

 

 

Other Space-based Information:
GENERAL

GDACS:
Link: http://www.gdacs.org/reports.asp?eventType=EQ&ID=84799&system=asgard&location=CHN&alertlevel=Green&glide_no=&datetime=20100413&groupid=84793

USGS
Link: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/recenteqsww/Quakes/us2010vacp.php

Asian Disaster Reduction Centre (ADRC)
Link: http://www.adrc.asia/view_disaster_en.php?NationCode=156&lang=en&KEY=1383

 

Other Links:

UN OCHA:
Link: http://ochaonline.un.org/

ReliefWeb Emergency Updates:
Link: http://reliefweb.int/rw/RWB.nsf/doc404?OpenForm&emid=EQ-2010-000073-CHN&rc=3

 

 

Disaster Information
Name: 
Earthquake in NW China
Region: 
Northwest China
Occurance Date: 
14/04/2010
latitude: 
33.1
longitude: 
96.7