Southeast Fourth Street, before

The powerful storm Monday that spawned a two-mile-wide tornado in Moore, Okla. -- killing more than 24 people -- destroyed or damaged at least 1,200 homes and caused an estimated $2 billion in damages.

Now, a series of striking before and after satellite images posted at Google's Crisis Center underscores the raw power of the tornado that tore through the Oklahoma City suburb.

This satellite image, taken on April 29, shows Southeast Fourth Street in Moore, Okla., before the tornado. Points mark the most damage in red, moderate in yellow, and lesser damage in blue.
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Southeast Fourth Street, after

A satellite image taken following Monday's tornado shows the massive destruction along Southeast Fourth Street in Moore, Okla.
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South Telephone Road, before

South Telephone Road in Moore, Okla., on April 29, before Monday's tornado.
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South Telephone Road, after

South Telephone Road after Monday's tornado.
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Tower Drive, before

An area centered around Tower Drive in Moore, Okla., on April 29.
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Tower Drive, after

Tower Drive in Moore, Okla., after Monday's tornado. Points mark the most damage in red, moderate in yellow, and lesser damage in blue.
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Southeast Sixth Street, before

An area centered around Southeast Sixth and Whispering Oaks streets in Moore, Okla., on April 29.
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Southeast Sixth Street, after

The area centered around Southeast Sixth and Whispering Oaks streets after the tornado.
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South Patterson Drive, before

An area centered around South Patterson Drive in Moore, Okla, on April 29.
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South Patterson Drive, after

An area centered around South Patterson Drive after Monday's tornado.
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