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 International Charter Space and Major Disasters
Product ID: 1530 - English
Published: 28 Jan, 2011
GLIDE: EQ-2011-000014-PAK

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BACKGROUND: This is a satellite-based damage assessment of the town of Dalbandin (Chagai, Balochistan Province) following the 7.2 magnitude earthquake on 18 January 2011 (20:23:23 UTC). The earthquake epicenter was located approximately 50 kilometers to the west of Dalbandin, at an estimated depth of 68km.1 The town buildings and infrastructure were reviewed for potential damages resulting from the earthquake using a series of satellite imagery recorded on 21, 23 and 25 January 2011. All imagery data was provided through the International Charter on Space and Major Disasters. An annotated overview map of the town is included for reference on page 3. This assessment has not yet been independently validated on the ground.
Satellite Imagery (1): GeoEye-1
Resolution: 50cm
Imagery Dates: 23 January 2011
Source: USGS (HDDS)
Copyright: GeoEye 2011
Satellite Imagery (2): Worldview-02
Resolution: 50cm
Imagery Dates: 21 January 2011
Source: USGS (HDDS)
Copyright: DigitalGlobe 2011
Satellite Imagery (2): SPOT-5
Resolution: 2.5m (Pansharpened)
Imagery Dates: 25 January 2011
Copyright: Spot Image CNES 2011
Vector Data: NGA and Google MapMaker
Report Analysis: UNITAR / UNOSAT
Projection: UTM Zone 41N
Datum: WGS-84
Seismic Data: USGS
Analysis conducted with ArcGIS v10