An interactive storymap of the deadliest earthquakes in the last 25 years

This piece originally appeared on Livemint.com

 

 

Earthquakes happen across the world, but when they hit Asia, they tend to claim more lives. Of the 26 earthquakes since 1990 termed “deadliest” by the US Geological Survey—claiming at least 100 lives—23 happened in Asia (including Turkey). The other three occurred in Colombia, Peru and Haiti. Here is an interactive storymap of the 26 earthquakes made using StoryMapJS, an open-source tool from Knight Lab, Northwestern University.

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