Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Title: Forest Fire in Mount Kenya, Kenya (2019-03-03)

Description

Activation time (UTC): 2019-03-03 15:11:00 Event time (UTC): 2019-03-01 11:19:00 Event type: Wildfire (Forest fire)

Activation reason:
On 1 March 2019, a fire started in Mount Kenya on the Tharaka Nithi side. The fire has affected approximately 10,400 acres and is still spreading quickly. Efforts to put out the fire are on-going, though unsuccessful as the fire keeps spreading due to the dry weather conditions

Reference maps produced: 1 Delineation maps produced: 2 Grading maps produced: 0

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How to cite
European Commission, Joint Research Centre (2019):  Forest Fire in Mount Kenya, Kenya (2019-03-03). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/822e32a7-48f0-4810-b0dd-5c92648be492
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Additional information
Issue date 2019-03-03
Landing page http://emergency.copernicus.eu/EMSR345
Language English
Data theme(s) Regions and cities; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 72 GEOGRAPHY
Identifier http://data.europa.eu/89h/822e32a7-48f0-4810-b0dd-5c92648be492
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0.068574319° N, 37.7265930176° E, -0.442588133053° S, 37.1036682129° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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