Damage Assessment of Muisne – 22 April 2016

April 25, 2016 by  
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By Sahar Derakhshan, Ezra Jampole, Kristen Hess


The following map illustrates satellite-detected, potential damaged structures in Muisne, Esmeraldas Province, Ecuador. The analyzed area is located approximately 30 km north of the 16 April 2016 Muisne earthquake mainshock epicenter. This analysis is carried out using Pléiades satellite image acquired 20 April 2016 and a WorldView-3 image acquired 12 March 2016. UNITAR-UNOSAT identified 450 potentially damaged structures of which 139 are destroyed, 206 severely damaged, and 105 moderately damaged. This is a preliminary analysis and not yet been validated in the field (Source).



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