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Charter Call 115: Algeria 2006
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CHARTER Call 115 - Algeria

Earthquake


It struck on Monday evening in the Laalam area, the locality of Laalam - in the North-East of Algeria - leaving four dead and 67 wounded according to a provisional report. According to the Algerian Center in astronomy, astrophysics and geophysics (ARCAA), the magnitude was 5,8 on the Richter scale and the earthquake took place at 20h44 local time. Its epicentre was located close of the town of Kherrata, located between Béjaia and Sétif, 300 km to the east of Algiers.
About thirty houses collapsed and civilians and military dispatched provided help at the scene and continued to do so throughout the night. The people killed are three children of 5, 9 and 13 years and a 26 year old adult. Several aftershocks followed the first quake, forcing inhabitants to spend the night outside. The Director of the Health Service in Béjaia - 60km from Laalam - declared in the evening thet nobody had been badly injured and and that they had suffered only from fractures or emotional shock. "They have all been given the best of care", he added.
Algeria ia often affected by earthquakes as the north of the country is located in a seismic area where the Eurasian and African plates conjoin. Algiers and the surrouding area was hit on May 21, 2003, by a violent seism that left 2300 dead and more than 10 000 wounded.

Products List:

P01 - P02 - P03 - P04 - P05 - P06 - P07 - P08 - P09 - P10 - P11 - P12 - P13

P13 - Event space map

Unavailable image
Location:
Souk and Tenine area, Algeria
Theme:
Event space map
Scale:
1 : 100000
Principal Imagery:
5m IRS P6 LISS 4 crisis image, acquired the 23/03/06

The map is optimised for A3 printing - Production date: 27/05/2006 - 18:34

P12 - Event space map

Unavailable image
Location:
From Béjaia to Souk and Tenine area, Algeria
Theme:
Event space map
Scale:
1 : 200000
Principal Imagery:
6.25m RadarSat Fine Mode crisis image, acquired the 24/03/06

The map is optimised for A3 printing - Production date: 27/05/2006 - 18:31

P11 - Event space map

Unavailable image
Location:
Souk and Tenine area, Algeria
Theme:
Event space map
Scale:
1 : 50000
Principal Imagery:
2.5m SPOT5 THR crisis image, acquired the 23/03/06

The map is optimised for A3 printing - Production date: 24/05/2006 - 18:04

P10 - Event space map

Unavailable image
Location:
Souk and Tenine area, Algeria
Theme:
Event space map
Scale:
1 : 100000
Principal Imagery:
2.5m SPOT5 THR crisis image, acquired the 23/03/06

The map is optimised for A3 printing - Production date: 24/05/2006 - 18:02

P09 - Reference space map

Unavailable image
Location:
Souk and Tenine area, Algeria
Theme:
Reference space map
Scale:
1 : 50000
Principal Imagery:
12.5m RadarSat Standard Mode reference image, acquired the 04/03/01

The map is optimised for A3 printing - Production date: 24/05/2006 - 17:07

P08 - Reference space map

Unavailable image
Location:
Souk and Tenine area, Algeria
Theme:
Reference space map
Scale:
1 : 100000
Principal Imagery:
12.5m RadarSat Standard Mode reference image, acquired the 04/03/01

The map is optimised for A3 printing - Production date: 24/05/2006 - 17:03

P07 - Reference space map

Unavailable image
Location:
Souk and Tenine area, Algeria
Theme:
Reference space map
Scale:
1 : 50000
Principal Imagery:
2.5m SPOT5 THR reference image, acquired the 12/01/04

The map is optimised for A3 printing - Production date: 23/05/2006 - 18:51

P06 - Reference space map

Unavailable image
Location:
Souk and Tenine area, Algeria
Theme:
Reference space map
Scale:
1 : 100000
Principal Imagery:
2.5m SPOT5 THR reference image, acquired the 12/01/04

The map is optimised for A3 printing - Production date: 23/05/2006 - 18:46

P05 - Reference space map

Unavailable image
Location:
Kherrata area, Algeria
Theme:
Reference space map
Scale:
1 : 50000
Principal Imagery:
2.5m SPOT5 THR reference image, acquired the 12/01/04

The map is optimised for A3 printing - Production date: 23/05/2006 - 19:03

P04 - Reference space map

Unavailable image
Location:
Souk and Tenine area, Algeria
Theme:
Reference space map
Scale:
1 : 150000
Principal Imagery:
2.5m SPOT5 THR reference image, acquired the 12/01/04

The map is optimised for A3 printing - Production date: 23/05/2006 - 11:24

P03 - Reference space map

Unavailable image
Location:
East Béjaia area, Algeria
Theme:
Reference space map
Scale:
1 : 200000
Principal Imagery:
28.5m natural colours Landsat 7 ETM reference image, acquired the 02/04/01

The map is optimised for A3 printing - Production date: 23/05/2006 - 11:25

P02 - Regional overview map

Unavailable image
Location:
East Béjaia area, Algeria
Theme:
Regional overview map
Scale:
1 : 200000
Principal Imagery:
Topographic background derived from SRTM data

The map is optimised for A3 printing - Production date: 23/05/2006 - 11:27

P01 - General overview map

Unavailable image
Location:
East Béjaia area, Algeria
Theme:
General overview map
Scale:
1 : 500000
Principal Imagery:
Topographic background derived from SRTM data

The map is optimised for A3 printing - Production date: 23/05/2006 - 11:23