Product ID: 3291 - English
Published: 26 May, 2021
GLIDE: VO20210523COD


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This map illustrates potentially affected structures and buildings in Nyiragongo district, Nord-Kivu province, DR Congo as detected by satellite image acquired after the 22 May 2021 Nyiragongo volcanic eruption. UNITAR-UNOSAT analysis used a Sentinel-1 image acquired on 25 May 2021, at 16:21 UTC, to extract the lava flow extent. Within the map extent, about 1,722 structures and the road about 18 km are potentially affected by the lava flow.
This is a preliminary analysis and has not yet been validated in the field. Please send ground feedback to UNITAR-UNOSAT.
Satellite Data (Post): Sentinel-1
Imagery Dates: 25 May 2021
Resolution: 10 m
Copyright: Contain modified Copernicus Sentinel Data [2021]
Source : ESA
Boundary data : OCHA Congo
Buildings : OpenStreetMap
Road: OpenStreetMap
Background ESRI World Imagery
Inset 1: Google Earth, 23 Sep 2019
Inset 2: Pleiades, 26 May 2021
Copyright: CNES(2021)
Distribution: Airbus D&S
Volcanological analysis: USGS
Analysis : UNITAR-UNOSAT
Production : UNITAR-UNOSAT