October 1980 El Asnam, Algeria Images

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This 7.3 magnitude earthquake killed 5,000 people and caused severe damage. Location: Northern Algeria. Damage: $3,000 million. About 9,000 were injured. Extensive damage occurred in the El Asnam area.
  • Cite as: NOAA National Geophysical Data Center (2012): Natural Hazard Images Database (Event: October 1980 El Asnam, Algeria Images). NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. doi:10.7289/V5154F01 [access date]
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Dataset No POCs available for this dataset
Time Period Unknown to Unknown
Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates
N: 36.195
S: 36.195
E: 1.354
W: 1.354
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Publication Dates
  • publication: 2012-02-01
Data Presentation Form Digital image
Dataset Progress Status Ongoing - data is continually being updated
Data Update Frequency As needed
Purpose To provide images of natural hazards for research and education.
Dataset Citation
  • Cite as: NOAA National Geophysical Data Center (2012): Natural Hazard Images Database (Event: October 1980 El Asnam, Algeria Images). NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. doi:10.7289/V5154F01 [access date]
Originators
  • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
Publishers
  • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
Acknowledgments
  • Heather McCullough
Theme keywords
  • Earth Science > Human Dimensions > Infrastructure
  • Earth Science > Solid Earth > Tectonics > Earthquakes
  • Earth Science > Human Dimensions > Natural Hazards > Earthquakes
Place keywords
  • Continent > Africa > Northern Africa > Algeria
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      • Cite as: NOAA National Geophysical Data Center (2012): Natural Hazard Images Database (Event: October 1980 El Asnam, Algeria Images). NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. doi:10.7289/V5154F01 [access date]
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