Google Earth: Satellite Maps show China earthquake damage

By Posted 20 Apr 2010, 10:01

It has been reported that Google has released a series of images on their Google Earth software, showing the damage that the recent earthquake in Qinghai, China caused last week.

As reported from Associated Press, the earthquake killed more than 2,000 people and has left many parts of the province devastated as a result of the 6.9 magnitude quake.

If you want to see the destruction caused, Google has released some before and after images, using satellite company GeoEye to assist them with the high-quality pictures.

Furthermore, there is also information on a crisis response page that has been set up by Google users over in China. Head to the link above for more details on this.

You will find the images of the earthquake on Google Earth. Let us know your thoughts on them.