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Agreed this was not a very informative map. I liked the intercative nature from the link. I appreciate the blog because I now know that Christchurch is in New Zealand. I believe the little dumb bell thing is weird. It messes up the whole spatial dynamic which wasn't that great to begin with.

Chris Pudney

A somewhat better treatment by Peter Aldous. You can switch between spatial and histogram views, and compare casualties and magnitude.

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