Mapping Landslides in Japan
In mid-April 2016, a trio of strong earthquakes hit southern Japan, culminating in a Magnitude 7.0 quake on April 15.
The true extent of the landslides becomes apparent when we layer these images on top of each other. See the extensive effects of the quake:
Here’s what that massive landslide in the middle of the image looks like down on the the ground:
If you’re interested in contributing to relief efforts, you can download and analyze imagery and reports from the International Charter for Space and Natural Disasters.