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Jeremie - Haiti: Earthquake - Situation as 15/08/2021

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A strong earthquake of 7.2 M hit the South of Haiti on 14th August 2021 at 12:29 UTC. The epicenter of the quake was about 12 km Northeast of Saint-Louis-Du-Sud, at a depth of 10 km. According to the media, at least 300 people were killed and 1800 injured. \ The present map shows the earthquake damage grade assessment in the area of Jeremie (Haiti). The thematic layer has been derived from post-event satellite image using a by means of visual interpretation. The scale of analysis is 1:5000. The estimated geometric accuracy (RMSE) is 1.25 m or better, from native positional accuracy of the background satellite image. The minimum mapping unit (MMU) is 100 sq m .