February 27, 2011

ABC News - Christchurch earthquake: before and after

Sat Feb 26, 2011 11:00am AEDT

Satellite imagery has captured some of the devastation caused by the 6.3-magnitude earthquake that flattened buildings and killed scores of people in the New Zealand city of Christchurch on February 22, 2011.

Google and GeoEye took the aerial images two days after the quake.

Hover over each photo to view the before and after imagery.

Development: Jim Whimpey
Executive Producer: Matthew Liddy
Source: Google and GeoEye

A picture says a thousand words

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  1. Holding my breath, looking at the before and after photos and thinking of the lives lost. Thank you again for sharing these links, your blog is where I come for information, truly.

  2. Bloody awful is all I can say.

  3. Stunning pictures. We are praying for everyone in Christchurch.


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