Japanese Earthquake Data Visualized

Jona Hoier has visualized USGS earthquake activity data in Japan from March 9 to March 16. What is shocking is the unbelievable amount of earthquake activity that has taken place in Japan during this time period. While none of this depict the horror that took place on March 11 (around 0:38 in this video), it is a grim reminder that Earth has its violent moments.

Our hearts go out to the people of Japan for the terrible tragedy, where a massive 9.0 magnitude earthquake caused a destructive tsunami that has had and will continue to have devastating impacts on Japan’s people. No words can truly sum up how tragic this event has been.

Written by James Mowery

James Mowery is a passionate technology journalist and entrepreneur who has written for various top-tier publications like Mashable and CMSWire. Follow him on Twitter: @JMowery.
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