Friday, March 11, 2011

Japanese Earthquake Maps

A massive 8.9 magnitude earthquake has hit off the north-east coast of Japan causing a tsunami that has caused extensive damage. The earthquake struck about 250 miles from Tokyo and there have been powerful aftershocks.

Map from Earthquakes in the Last Week

Google has released a Person Finder for Japan. Using the application it is possible to search for information or add information for someone who may have been affected by the earthquake.

This Google Map shows the locations of impromptu shelters set-up to help with food, drink and blankets etc.

Temporary Shelters Map

The USGS has created a Google Gadget that allows you to view near real-time earthquake information. The gadget uses the Google Earth browser plug-in to show worldwide seismic hotspots.

Map from Real-time Earthquakes

In the USA the National Weather Service Forecast Office has issued a tsunami warning for the west coast of America.

NWSFO tsunami warning for the San Francisco / Monterey Bay area



gps fleet tracking said...

It's really an horrible to watch out entire situation that currently Japan people facing so called earthquake and it's an tough job out for the Japan government to handle out these situation..

Virender Ajmani said...

Put together this earthquake tweet map from japan...


Ant said...

So sad. :(

What's up with that Texas map? :P

Yahswe Sukuyugi said...

That earthquake and tsunami happened in Japan really affects the economy.

Keir Clarke said...

@Ant - Oops. A screenshot from a previous post seems to have sneaked in. Now corrected.

fleet gps said...

Now a days Japan Earthquake is the hottest topic everywhere. So many people died in the Japan earthquake. The earthquake hardly affected to Japan's economy. Japan has proven its ability to recover from them in the past.