Interactive graphic: Japan’s deadly seismic history

Interactive graphic: Japan’s deadly seismic history

The surge of water that inundated the coast of northeast Japan was triggered by the largest quake in the nation’s history. But Japan is no stranger to devastating earthquakes and tsunamis, as this map of seismic events since 1900 shows. Use the slider to view quakes for a narrower range of dates, roll over the points to see data on each earthquake, and use the radio buttons to reveal the deadly quakes featured in the table.

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