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2020-08-08 Explosion in Beirut, Lebanon on 08 August, 2020

Emergency Obs. Request Information

  • Disaster Type: Explosion
  • Country: Lebanon
  • Occurrence Date (UTC): 04 August, 2020
  • SA activation Date(UTC): 08 August, 2020
  • Requester: Disaster and Emergency Management Authority of Turkey (AFAD)
  • Escalation to the International Charter:
  • GLIDE Number:

Disaster Situation

On the evening of 4 August 2020, a sequence of two explosions occurred at the port of the city of Beirut, the capital of Lebanon. The extremely powerful second blast resulted in at least 157 deaths, 5,000 injuries, US$10–15 billion in property damage and an estimated 300,000 people made homeless.

Satellite Image

 Before Disaster

 NARL 

2018-04-04

FORMOSAT-5 Product Level4 MS
Apr. 4, 2018

2018-04-04

FORMOSAT-5 Product Level4 PAN
Apr. 4, 2018

2018-04-04

FORMOSAT-5 Product Level4 PMS
Apr. 4, 2018

 JAXA 

2019-05-22

ALOS-2 PALSAR-2,
May 22, 2019


 After Disaster

 NARL 

2020-08-07

FORMOSAT-5 Product Level4 MS
Aug. 7, 2020

2020-08-07

FORMOSAT-5 Product Level4 PAN
Aug. 7, 2020

2020-08-07

FORMOSAT-5 Product Level4 PMS
Aug. 7, 2020

2020-08-09

FORMOSAT-5 Product Level4 MS
Aug. 9, 2020

2020-08-09

FORMOSAT-5 Product Level4 PAN
Aug. 9, 2020

2020-08-09

FORMOSAT-5 Product Level4 PMS
Aug. 9, 2020

2020-08-11

FORMOSAT-5 Product Level4 MS
Aug. 11, 2020

2020-08-11

FORMOSAT-5 Product Level4 PAN
Aug. 11, 2020

2020-08-11

FORMOSAT-5 Product Level4 PMS
Aug. 11, 2020

 GISTDA 

2020-08-07

THEOS1 SCENE level 1A, Aug. 7, 2020

2020-08-07

THEOS1 SCENE level 2A, Aug. 7, 2020

2020-08-08

THEOS1 SCENE level 1A, Aug. 8, 2020

2020-08-09

THEOS1 SCENE level 2A, Aug. 9, 2020

 ISRO 

2020-08-10

Carotsat-2E,
Aug. 10, 2020

 JAXA 

2020-08-12

ALOS-2 PALSAR-2,
Aug. 12, 2020

 MBRSC 

2020-08-05

KhalifaSat,
Aug. 5, 2020

Product

 AIT 

2020-08-09

INDUSTRIAL EXPLOSION IN BEIRUT, LEBANON

As observed by FORMOSAT-5 image on 09 August 2020
GIC-AIT (v1.0)

2020-08-12

INDUSTRIAL EXPLOSION IN BEIRUT, LEBANON

As observed by ALOS2 on 12 Augast 2020 and THEOS-1 on 08 August 2020
GIC-AIT (v1.0)

Industrial_Explosion_Lebanon_ALOS2_Coherence.tif

ALOS2 Coherence

 EOS 

2020-08-04-05

ARIA-SG Flood Proxy Map:
Lebanon,Explosion,4-5 Aug. 2020,v0.5

Earth Observatory of Singapore (EOS)/NASA-JPL/Caltech/ARIA-SG team

EOS_ARIA-SG_202008_DPM_Lebanon_Explosion_v0.5_TIFF

V0.5

EOS_ARIA-SG_202008_DPM_Lebanon_Explosion_v0.5_cvd_TIFF

V0.5 cvd

EOS_ARIA-SG_202008_DPM_Lebanon_Explosion_v0.5_KMZ.kmz

KML

 MBRSC 

2020 Beirut Port Explosion

As observed by KhalifaSat images

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