The shocking visuals of the devastation caused by the 8.9-magnitude Japan earthquake continues to pour in on the internet. While Facebook, Twitter and other social media platforms have been flooded with photos from people actually affected by the quake, users of the popular video sharing site YouTube have uploaded video footage giving viewers across the globe a glimpse into the first hand experience of the temblor.

The visuals of the disaster not only provide real time updates on the situation in Japan but also serve as a very real media for the rest of the world to react to.

The following is a compilation of user generated videos of the earthquake on YouTube: