Explosion and fire at Matanzas oil storage facility, Cuba

Sentinel-1 CSAR IW acquired on 27 July 2022 at 23:35:48 UTC
Sentinel-2 MSI acquired on 29 July 2022 at 16:05:21 UTC
Sentinel-1 CSAR IW acquired on 08 August 2022 at 23:35:49 UTC
Author(s): Sentinel Vision team, VisioTerra, France - svp@visioterra.fr
Keyword(s): Emergency, fire, oil and gas, infrastructure, Cuba
Fig. 1 - S2 (29.07.2022; 13.08.2022) - On 5 August, a lightning struck a fuel tank, causing an explosion in Matanzas oil storage facility.
It resulted in the death of at least 16 firefighters, injuring 132 people. The explosion forced the evacuation of 4900 people from the city.
Fig. 2 - S1 (03->27.07.2022; 08.08.2022) - 4 tanks containing up to 52 million litres of crude oil or fuel oil burned, out of 8 at the depot.