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7.3 Magnitude Quake off the Honduras Coast

Democracy Bridge Damaged by Earthquake
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Democracy Bridge Damaged by Earthquake

The day after a powerful 7.3-magnitude earthquake shook Honduras, Taiwan’s Formosat-2 satellite captured this detailed, photo-like image showing the collapsed span of the earthquake-damaged Democracy bridge.

Image of the Day Human Presence Earthquakes

7.3-Magnitude Quake off the Honduras Coast
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7.3-Magnitude Quake off the Honduras Coast

This image shows the topography and bathymetry of the region surrounding the earthquakes that occurred on May 28-29, 2009. Red circles indicate quake locations, and fine black lines indicate fault lines.

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