Cities and towns in northeast Japan hit by the tsunami as a result of the 8.9-magnitude earthquake Friday afternoon are now in ruins. What they were before is a stark contrast from how they are now after the disaster. *gasp*
Below are satellite photos of two cities showing them before and after the tsunami. You can go to NY Times for photos with interactive feature of other cities where you can move the slider to compare satellite images, taken by GeoEye, from before and after the disaster.
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