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Product ID: 2207 - English
Published: 5 May, 2015
GLIDE: EQ-2015-000048-NPL

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This map illustrates satellite-detected damage and destruction in the Daraudi Valley of Nepal. Located in the immediate vicinity of the 25 April 2015 earthquake epicenter, Daraudi Valley was significantly impacted. Using satellite imagery acquired 29 April 2015 UNITAR / UNOSAT identified a total of 651 affected structures in Daraudi Valley situated from less than one to roughly four kilometers away from the epicenter. Approximately 434 of these were destroyed, 175 severely damaged, and 42 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-1
Imagery Date: 29 April 2015
Resolution: 50 cm
Copyright: DigitalGlobe, Inc.
Source: USGS / HDDS
Road Data : Google Map Maker / OSM / ESRI
Other Data: USGS, UNCS, NASA, NGA
Analysis : UNITAR / UNOSAT
Production: UNITAR / UNOSAT
Analysis conducted with ArcGIS v10.2

Coordinate System: WGS1984 UTM Zone 45N
Projection: Transverse Mercator
Datum: WGS 1984
Units: Meter