Japan earthquake: Maps, resources, how to help
An earthquake with a magnitude of 8.9 strikes Japan unleashing a tsunami. Damages are reported up and down the coast of Japan.
More maps:Google | Sendai Earthquake 2011
NY Times | Maps: Reach of the Japanese Quake and Tsunami
Google | Shelters in Tokyo
Map | Projected path of the tsunami
Esri: Video, Twitter, Flickr updates
NY Times | Satellite Photos of Japan, Before and After the Quake and Tsunami
Earthquake, tsunami resources:
NOAA: Updated tsunami information
Google Person Finder
Pacific Tsunami Warning Center
Pacific Northwest Seismic Network
Google crisis response page
USGS: Real-time updates of major quakes
Facebook: Collecting links, notes, reax #Japanquake
How to help:The Seattle Red Cross
Donation information from Seattle's Japanese American community
International Medical Corps
Save the Children's "Japan Earthquake Tsunami Children in Emergency Fund"
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