Emergency response service of scientific data for Morocco M 7.0 earthquake (20230908)
Publish time： 2023-09-11 17:46
According to China Earthquake Networks: A powerful 7.0 earthquake occurred in Morocco at 23:11 local time on September 8, 2023. The epicenter was 31.00 degrees north latitude and 8.55 degrees west longitude, The epicenter was located about 71 kilometers southwest of the southern city of Marrakech in Morocco, with a focal depth of 8 kilometers.
The Moroccan Ministry of the Interior has released the latest data, stating that as of the 10th local time, the number of fatalities has risen to 2122, and the number of injured has reached 2421, of which 1404 are seriously injured. 1293 people died in the province where the epicenter was located, followed by Taruda province with 452 deaths. The World Health Organization says more than 300000 people in Marrakech and surrounding areas, and search and rescue operations are ongoing.
The National Cryosphere Desert Data Center (NCDC) for Glaciology and Permafrost Desert collects and prepares basic geographic data, satellite remote sensing data, population data, topographic data and other emergency response scientific data based on disaster situations.The "Emergency response service of scientific data for Morocco M 7.0 earthquake (20230908)" system has been released, which provides data visualization, interoperation and data download capabilities.For use by relevant emergency, rescue and research departments.
The subsequent NCDC will continue to further collect and sort out various data resources in the gradually release them through the data center platform for the use of relevant emergency, rescue and research departments.