We are all aware of how tremendously devastating the earthquake that struck Japan earlier this year was to the Land of the Rising Sun. New satellite imagery released from the European Space Agency shows that the earthquake caused icebergs to break free in Antarctica – an entire hemisphere away! Check out the link below and use the slider bar in the photograph to see before and after images of the Sulzberger Ice Shelf. Scientists were able to link the calving of icebergs to the incredible 9.0M quake that struck earlier this year.
Here is the link to the story from NASA: Sulzberger Ice Shelf Icebergs