To aid rescue efforts and asses the damage, satellite imagery companies GeoEye and Digital Globe stepped in to provide high-resolution imagery of devastated Port-au-Prince and surrounding areas. The original imagery is available from the respective websites. To make the distribution (and sharing) of these maps easier, we’ve converted them into interactive maps.
GeoEye: Port-au-Prince – Jan. 13, 2010
This half-meter resolution satellite image shows Port-au-Prince, Haiti after a 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck the area on Jan. 12, 2010.
Additional imagery from GeoEye:
DigitalGlobe: Port-au-Prince Airport – Jan. 15, 2010
Additional imagery from DigitalGlobe:
We are going to keep this post updated and create additional maps as new imagery is made available. The maps above are free of advertisement, and we encourage you to grab the embed code and use them as you see fit.