Images captured by a Japanese satellite show land deformation caused by the recent devastating earthquake in Christchurch, New Zealand.

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KelsiDayle says:

Wow! I didn't know satellites could take measurements as small as 6cm. That's intense. And super cool.

The wave-like patterns of upheaval (and "downheaval"?) are interesting. I knew earthquakes radiated out from a center point called the epicenter, but I didn't realize the ground would shift along the waves.

I like patterns, especially when there's an explanation.

posted on Tue, 03/08/2011 - 3:10pm
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Anonymous says:

Wow!!!!

posted on Tue, 03/22/2011 - 1:53pm
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Anonymous says:

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posted on Sun, 04/08/2012 - 2:40pm

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