Esri Maps Provide Geographic Context
on Nepal Earthquakes
The 7.8 magnitude earthquake occurred in Nepal on 25 Apr 2015 has taken over 8,000 lives and injured over 19,000 people. Many of the country's historic sites have been severely damaged, including temples and monuments.
|Nepal Earthquake Story Map|
Immediately after the disaster, Esri has assembled a number of interactive maps and imagery of the earthquake, aftershocks and the response effort for the media, disaster response teams, aid agencies and anyone who cares about the incident. The resources include:
Nepal Earthquake Public Information Map
Users can take a closer look at Nepal’s history of seismic activity and learn more about the people impacted by the earthquakes. This story map also includes information about relief operations and key points of interest in the region, as well as a 3D web scene of the area affected by the avalanche on Mt. Everest.
The collection includes a swipe map that compares imagery before and after the event, an interactive earthquake map, a story map on the event and relief operations, a gallery of Esri maps and applications created by users focused on the earthquake, and a gallery of map of data sources to support response efforts.
Esri is supporting organizations that are responding to earthquake disasters with software, data, imagery, project services, and technical support. More information can be accessed here.