The quake of Tuesday 8 of August, hit an area that includes a popular national park known for its spectacular waterfalls.
Local government in southwest China says the death toll from a strong earthquake has risen to 20 with 175+ injured.
Our partner for China, Vastitude, has been activated immediately in order to monitor the effect of the earthquake.
COSMO-SkyMed has been tasked to acquire high res images over the area and today from the Matera station, we sent the interpherometric pair, (two identical images acquired in different days, thanks to the capability of the italian asset), and Vastitude is producing the results.
"We are really sad about this event that bring us to the earthquake in the Central Italy happened last yet during the summer. We are proud we can provide through and with Vastitude, our key partner in China, support in this unlikely event with COSMO-SkyMed technology, with our emergency center and with promptly produced added value products." , said Massimo Claudio Comparini - CEO at e-GEOS.