Mapping the Oaxaca earthquake from space

Terra Daily


Paris (ESA) Jul 24, 2020

On the morning of 23 June 2020, a strong earthquake struck the southern state of Oaxaca, Mexico. The 7.4- magnitude earthquake prompted evacuations in the region, triggered a tsunami warning and damaged thousands of houses. Satellite radar data, from the Copernicus Sentinel-1 mission, are being used to analyse the effects of the earthquake on land. Mexico is one of the world's most seismic

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