Magnitude 8.0 earthquake triggered a tsunami on September 29 in Samoa Islands region. UNOSAT has released maps of post-disaster satellite imagery collected from September 30 to October 4 of likely building and vegetation damages caused by tsunami.Total 10 maps are available.
UNOSAT is the UN Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) Operational Satellite Applications Programme, implemented in co-operation with the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN).
For more details on disaster coverage, log on to International Charter ‘Space and Major Disasters’.
Post in MarineBuzz on this day a year before:
- View Infographics: Tsunami hits the Samoan islands from RIA Novosti.
- View Photographs: Damage from Tsunami in the Samoa Islands from RIA Novosti.
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