NASA guimaras spill

By August 29, the government of the Philippines reported that the oil covered 245 kilometers of coastline; 16 square kilometers of coral reef area; 1,128 hectares of mangrove area; and 1,143 hectares of a marine reserve. At least 17,435 people had been affected by the spill, and many coastal residents were evacuated because of toxic substances on the shore.

–NASA Observatory.

guimaras oil spill map

This Radar satellite image map shows the extent of oil spill in Guimaras island following the sinking of Solar I tanker. The oil spill (yellow) covers an estimated area of 66 square kilometers.

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