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Product ID: 1643 - English
Published: 6 Mar, 2012
GLIDE: AC-2012-000035-COG

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This map provides a pre-crisis satellite imagery overview of the Regiment Blinde munitions depot in the Mpila district of Brazzaville, Congo. Active fires (thermal anomalies) were detected by the MODISTerra satellite sensor within a 1km2 zone centered on the military depot at 09:20UTC on 4 March 2012, corresponding with the reported explosions at the facility on this date. The exact location and extent of the explosions remains uncertain within the facility.
Distance buffers from the center of the detected fire zone have been placed for reference, and to highlight the thousands of residential buildings in the immediate vicinity that have likely been severely impacted by this disaster. This is a preliminary analysis & has not yet been validated in the field. Please send ground feedback to UNITAR / UNOSAT
Satellite Data (1): WorldView-02
Imagery Dates: 10 march 2010
Resolution: 50cm
Copyright: DigitalGlobe 2012
Source: Firstlook
Road Data : Google Map Maker
Analysis : UNITAR / UNOSAT
Production: UNITAR / UNOSAT