Google Launches Crisis Website For Earthquake and Tsunami In Japan


An 8.9 magnitude earthquake hit the northeast coast of Japan at 2:46pm local time. A tsunami followed shortly after the earthquake and has affected waves hitting the shorelines in Hawaii, California, and Oregon. Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) created a crisis response website and application (embedded below) using Google Maps and Appspot. You can see instructions on how to install the application on your website here:
http://japan.person-finder.appspot.com/embed?small=yes. It is available in Japanese and English. [Mashable]

This article was written by Amit Chowdhry. You can follow me at @amitchowdhry or on Google+ at

Google Launches Crisis Website For Earthquake and Tsunami In Japan Comments

  1. JOHNNY-ANGEL says:

    HI JAPAN GOVERNMENT

    I AM LOOKING FOR MY YOUNGER BROTHER WHO LIVES IN GIFU (JAPAN)

    WE HAVE FACEBOOK/SENT EMAILS BUT NO RESPONSE

    HIS NAME IS FALEAFA JASON LAULU ( JJ) 37 YEARS , SAMOAN NZ
    HE HAS A WIFE NAMED TOMOKO AND SON FELIX AND DAUGHTER JANE

    PLEASE CONTACT ME IF YOU KNOW HE IS ALIVE AND WELL

    JOHNNY-ANGEL
    0272044352
    johnny_angel_1@hotmail.com

Leave a Comment