A worldwide map of nuclear power stations and earthquake zones was post several years ago, but the chilling evidence remains valid and up to date thanks to the combination of raw data and Google Maps technology.
The author describes his method and provides readers with access to the original data:
Following the incidents at nuclear power plants in Japan after the earthquake I was wondering which power stations around the world are near active earthquake zones.
With this in mind, I’ve created a map combining two sets of information:
- A heatmap of every 4.5+ magnitude earthquake since to 1973 – around 174,000 in total
- The location of 248 atomic energy plants, including numbers of reactors. Represented by blue markers.
To see the actual locations of the earthquakes you can toggle the heatmap off and display markers instead.
The was originally posted in March 2011 at: www.maptd.com
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