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Friday, March 9, 2012

Japan tsunami: One year on


It has been almost one year since a massive 9.0-magnitude earthquake struck Japan, unleashing a terrifying tsunami. The wall of water caused widespread destruction, left almost 22,000 people dead or missing and triggered a nuclear crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant.
Here, examine interactive imagery of the destruction at the time of the disaster and how those areas look now.
  • This imagery follows on from before and after sliders published in the aftermath of the tsunami, and side-by-side street-view panoramas published late last year.


Japan quake one year on

2 comments:

North of Wiarton & South of the Checkerboard said...

Hard to believe that was almost a year gone by ...

JohnD said...

Oops - Sorry! I had the wrong link in place - try it now!