Google LatLong: Post-earthquake images of Japan
In response to the devastating earthquake and subsequent tsunami that struck Japan, Google folks worked with their satellite imagery providers to get the latest available data of the areas affected most.
To view this high-resolution imagery, courtesy of their partners at GeoEye, download this KML file and explore it in Google Earth. You can also explore the imagery with Google Maps, or have a look at this Picasa album of before-and-after shots. Here’s a sample: