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New “Earthquakes in Last 7 Days” Bing Map App

In recent light of the earthquakes, tsunami and huge disaster in Japan, I put together the new “Earthquakes in Last 7 Days” Bing Map App.

You can try it here: “Earthquakes in Last 7 Days” Bing Map App

This app pulls in the USGS feed of earthquakes of magnitude 2.5+ from the past 7 days. When ever you go to the app, it will show you the most recent earthquakes that have occurred.

Here’s a screenshot showing all the earthquakes globally from the USGS feed at the time of writing this blog post:

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Here’s a screenshot centering on Japan, to show the scale of how many earthquakes have happened there over the last 7 days previous to writing this blog post. This includes the 8.9 magnitude earthquake that caused the devastating tsunami.

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It’s really interesting to be able to visualize the planets earthquake activity using this app. I really encourage anyone interested to go check it out!

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