As I had mentioned some time ago, the access statistics to my earthquake mashup are kind of a meta-seismometer: Whenever a large earthquake strikes, and people ask the 'net for information, some of them end up on my site.
The Christchurch earthquake from February 22nd made only a small, yet visible dent:
But the recent Sendai earthquake created a rush my site has never seen before:
Traffic increased by a factor of nearly 25 compared to the average level in the days before.
Let's just hope that the situation in Northern Japan and especially around the Fukushima nuclear power plant gets not completely out of hand. After earthquake, tsunami and nuclear meltdown, there would be only one thing left...