On Monday, November 21, 2022, a deadly earthquake hit the town of Cianjur, West Java, Indonesia. The earthquake was about six miles below the Earth’s surface, and more than one million people experienced strong tremors. The magnitude 5.6 quake reduced buildings to rubble, killing more than 300 people, injuring hundreds of people, and leaving more than 70,000 people displaced.

Learn more about the earthquake in Indonesia in the following news articles:

When crises occur, Maxar is committed to supporting the humanitarian community by providing critical and actionable information to assist response efforts and fulfill our purpose, For A Better World. As part of our Open Data Program, Maxar will publicly release data of the affected areas to support response efforts as it becomes available.

Any imagery or data distributed through the Open Data Program is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial 4.0 license (CC BY-NC 4.0). This licensing allows for noncommercial use of the information, meaning it can quickly be integrated into first responder workflows with organizations like Team Rubicon, the Red Cross and other nonprofits. If commercial companies are interested in using the data distributed through the Open Data Program, it can be purchased by contacting us here.

Imagery has been posted on our Open Data Program website. Please continue to check this site and our social media channels for updates on additional post-event data.

Pre-event satellite image of Cianjur, West Java, Indonesia.

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