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Public-images-osm logo.svg Prefix damage:*
February 2010 Chile earthquake collapsed masonry bridge.jpg
Specify the details of a of a event that caused destruction. Show/edit corresponding data item.
Group: lifecycle
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesmay be used on waysmay be used on areas (and multipolygon relations)may be used on relations
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Status: in use
taginfo: damage:*

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This page describes a key prefix rather than a simple key.

damage:* is a lifecycle prefix used to specify details of an event that caused destruction. It can help to give information to other mappers or filter objects later for quality assurance.

Key variants


Uniform name of the event


Wikidata ID for the event, e.g. damage:event:wikidata=Q23835355 for the 2016 Ecuador earthquake.


damage:type=* – The type of the event that caused the destruction. Possible values:


  • damage:date=* – The date on which the feature was destructed in format yyyy-mm-dd (e.g. 2016-04-16).

Statistics by taginfo

damage:event damage:type damage:date

See also