Monday, March 14, 2011

Satellite Photos of Japan Before and After the Quake and Tsunami & How You Can Help

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.
Image source: NY Times

If you are wondering how you can help, here's
How you can help
Image source: CNN


  1.'s like a civilization being wiped off a map. :( It's like...2012!

  2. I saw how seaside towns get totally obliterated whole watching the news. It was so heartbreaking. And the weathers is still cold now. :(

  3. it's really sad to see everything just being devastated in seconds..