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Video data files to accompany USGS OFR 2015-1142--Assessment of existing and potential landslide hazards resulting from the April 25, 2015 Gorkha, Nepal earthquake sequence

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Start Date
2015-05-27
End Date
2015-06-01

Citation

Collins, B.D., 2015, Video data files to accompany USGS OFR 2015-1142--Assessment of existing and potential landslide hazards resulting from the April 25, 2015 Gorkha, Nepal earthquake sequence: U.S. Geological Survey data release, http://dx.doi.org/10.5066/F7X928BN.

Summary

On April 25, 2015, a large ( M7.8) earthquake shook much of central Nepal and was followed by a series of M>6 aftershocks, including a M7.3 event on May 12, 2015. This earthquake and aftershocks, referred to as the Gorkha earthquake sequence, caused thousands of fatalities, damaged and destroyed entire villages, and displaced millions of residents. The earthquakes also triggered thousands of landslides in the exceedingly steep topography of Nepal; these landslides were responsible for hundreds of fatalities, and blocked vital roads and trails to affected villages. With the support of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA), and in collaboration with earthquake-hazard [...]

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Point of Contact :
Brian Collins
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U.S. Geological Survey - ScienceBase
Metadata Contact :
Brian Collins
Originator :
Brian Collins
Publisher :
U.S. Geological Survey
USGS Mission Area :
Natural Hazards
SDC Data Owner :
Earthquake Hazards Program

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NepalVideoClip.png thumbnail 1.12 MB
Metadata_video_files_for_USGS_OFR_2015_1142.xml
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USGS 2015 Gorkha Nepal Earthquake Sequence Video File Markers.kmz 85.7 KB

Purpose

Video data was collected to record earthquake-affected river valleys and surrounding terrain from the April 25, 2015 Gorkha, Nepal earthquake sequence.
Thumbnail image of a clip from the USGS_Nepal_05272015-K.mp4 video file at 31 seconds from the beginning of the video.
Thumbnail image of a clip from the USGS_Nepal_05272015-K.mp4 video file at 31 seconds from the beginning of the video.

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