Esri, a geolocation company, followed the trail of pictures, videos and tweets from town to town. As all types of media found its way online to detail the destruction, the company used geographic information to chart where each dispatch was coming from.
Esri came up with an addictive mashup of YouTube videos, Flickr photos, and tweets from the front lines of the disaster. Pinpoint where each quake and aftershock struck, then see the damage from the media mavens who took pictures or video in the aftermath.
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