Cannot unzip sentinel2 file

Hi there. I am not sure I picked the right category, however here is my problem.
I have been downloading these products:

Each of them is a LTA product. So, I had to wait a while to be able to download them. Once downloaded if I try to unzip them I get:

  End-of-central-directory signature not found.  Either this file is not
  a zipfile, or it constitutes one disk of a multi-part archive.  In the
  latter case the central directory and zipfile comment will be found on
  the last disk(s) of this archive.
note: may be a plain executable, not an archive
unzip:  cannot find zipfile directory in one of or, and cannot find, period.

The thing is also that each zip file is around 17 MB size while the original product for each tile is around 1 GB. Can someone explain me what is the problem here? thank you in advance

Hello @divill

The files you have are indeed the wrong size. This may well be as a result of issues in the Catalogue (various News items at for May, 2021). You can contact for clarification, I think.



Jan Jackson

S2 MPC Operations Manager

This post is related to your question, I think. It might help you:

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@marpet Thank you. That is indeed a very similar problem. I might look into the other recommended portals

Seems like your problem has been officially recognized:

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It is reported fixed today: