#Japan Earthquake Map Visualization–#Google Earth

I was using Google Earth the other day to see the earthquake activity around the world.  When you zoom into Japan I was amazed to see the activity off the east coast.  I read the other day that over 245 earthquakes in just 3 or 4 days.  That is crazy.  The visualization really puts it into perspective the size of the issues facing Japan.

  • The color of the bubble represent when the earthquake occurred.
  • The size of the bubble represents the size of the earthquake.
  • The ridges you see under water is the pacific ring of fire ridge.
    Shortly, I’ll have a Excel PowerPivot that will allow you to drill into the earthquake activity so you can have some other insights into the tragedy.

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Our prayers go out to all the people in Japan.

Patrick

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