Recent Earthquake Teachable Moments

What Are Teachable Moments?

September 24, 2013 (11:29:48 UTC)

Quake Location

Magnitude 7.7 Pakistan

A powerful earthquake has killed at least 208 people in Pakistan's remote south-west province.  Many houses were flattened and thousands of people have spent the night in the open.

Teachable Moment Presentation

updated 11 slide Powerpoint presentation (zipped ppt/animation 11.8 MB / pdf 1.67 MB)

Animations and Visualizations

Tectonic Setting and Wave Propagation (mp4 4 MB / YouTube)
USArray Ground Motion Visualization (mpeg-4 8.51 MB / More Info)

En Español

Presentación en Español (zipped ppt 3.2 MB / pdf 1.67 MB)

USGS Resources

Earthquake Information


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