Salinas del Marques - Mexico - Earthquake - Situation as of 09/09/2017, Grading Map
On the 7th of September 2017 just before midnight, local time, a magnitude 8.2 quake struck off the Mexico’s southern Pacific coast, 165km west of the state of Chiapas. The earthquake has killed many people and caused mass evacuation. The states of Oaxaca and Chiapas were badly impacted and thousands of houses were destroyed in many towns.
The present map shows the damage grade assessment (Grading maps) in the area of Salinas del Marques (Mexico). The thematic layer has been derived from post-event satellite image using means of visual interpretation . The estimated geometric accuracy is 5 m CE90 or better, from native positional accuracy of the background satellite image.