The shaky isles: Canterbury & other qu...

The shaky isles: Canterbury & other qu…

November 5, 2012

This infographic poster was created for the anniversary of the 22 February 2011 earthquake in Christchurch, New Zealand that killed 185 people. It was created using diagrams from Te Ara – The Encyclopedia of New Zealand (http://www.teara.govt.nz), a project run by Manatu Taonga. It starts off focusing on Christchurch, but then pulls back to cover […]

Aftermath of earthquakes in Japan

Aftermath of earthquakes in Japan

August 13, 2012

One of the worst earthquakes occured off Japan’s Miyagi Prefecture, 373 km north-east of Tokyo. The earthquake and a series of after-shocks and tsunamis have destroyed 63,200 buildings (according to the country’s fire services). Source