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Product ID: 2203 - English
Published: 30 Apr, 2015
GLIDE: EQ-2015-000048-NPL

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This map illustrates satellite-detected damage and destruction in the town of Sankhu, Kathmandu Valley, Nepal. Located northeast of Kathmandu city, Sankhu was significantly impacted by the 25 April 2015 earthquake in Nepal. Using satellite imagery acquired 27 April 2015 UNITAR / UNOSAT identified a total of 300 affected structures. Approximately 166 of these were destroyed, 97 severely damaged, and 37 moderately damaged. This is a preliminary analysis and has not yet been validated in the field. Please send ground feedback to UNITAR / UNOSAT.
Satellite Data : WorldView-3
Imagery Date: 27 April 2015
Resolution: 50 cm
Copyright: DigitalGlobe, Inc.
Source: USGS / HDDS
Road Data : Google Map Maker / OSM / ESRI
Analysis : UNITAR / UNOSAT
Production: UNITAR / UNOSAT
Analysis conducted with ArcGIS v10.2