The Airbus satellite constellation Pléiades has been mobilised by the International Charter Space and Major Disasters.
Several buildings collapsed on themselves in the city of Amizmiz and in the village of Tafeghaghte, close the epicenter of the 7.2 earthquake occurred on September 8, 2023. These buildings have been identified in this Pléiades Neo imagery acquired on September 9, 2023, the day after the earthquake.
The village of Tafeghaghte has been 80 % destroyed. This Pléiades Neo imagery was acquired one day after the earthquake and before the emergency arrives.
Landslides on the road between Amizmiz and Tafeghaghte.
The destruction is most significant in the center of the western town of Amizmiz where the buildings are the oldest.