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Satellite Photos of Japan, Before and After the Quake and Tsunami (New York Times)
The 9.0 magnitude earth quake in Japan on March 11, 2011, which also considered as the most powerful earthquake since records began in 1900, triggered powerful tsunami waves. In the quake and tsunami thousands of people lost their lives along with destruction of infrastructure and caused a number of nuclear accidents. According to the social networking site Facebook latest release most shared article in 2011, the "Satellite Photos of Japan, Before and After the Quake and Tsunami" published on The New York Times was the most shared articles over the year.