The Kumamoto earthquakes

Google has been pushing out imagery updates almost weekly recently. The latest update includes imagery from Kumamoto, Japan, which suffered a series of large earthquakes in April, 2016. Google has … [Read more...]

Great imagery of the Sakurajima Volcano in Japan

With more than 680,000 residents within a few kilometers of it, scientists keep a close eye on Japan's Sakurajima Volcano. A few weeks ago a new advisory was put out for the volcano and an image was … [Read more...]

Japanese disaster imagery, one year later

It's been a year since the huge earthquake and tsunami struck Japan, and Google has released fresh imagery to show the recovery made by Japan over the past 12 months. The new imagery was captured … [Read more...]

Historical Street View imagery for Japan

One of the neatest features added to Google Earth in the past few years is the Historical Imagery added in Google Earth 5. Being able to go back in time and few older imagery is such a neat thing to … [Read more...]

Google adds higher-resolution, post-earthquake Japanese imagery

In the past few weeks, Google has added a ton of new data and information related to the earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan. Much of that information is summarized here for you. UPDATE In … [Read more...]

Round-up of all imagery and resources available for Japan

We've written a few posts recently with information about Japan in the wake of their horrible earthquake and tsunami, but the data keeps pouring in so here's an update on everything that is available … [Read more...]

Google Earth resources for the Japanese Earthquake

As I'm sure you've heard, Japan was hit this morning by a massive earthquake and subsequent tsunami. There are already a variety of Earth/Maps-related resources to provide information about the … [Read more...]