Recent Earthquake Teachable Moments

What Are Teachable Moments?

September 25, 2013 (16:42:42 UTC)

Quake Location

Magnitude 7.0 Peru

An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.0 centered off Peru's sparsely populated southwestern coast shook much of the nation Wednesday but only minor damage and light injuries were reported.

Teachable Moment Presentation

8 slide Powerpoint presentation (zipped ppt/animation 19.2 MB / pdf 1.43 MB)

Animations and Visualizations

Tectonic Setting and Wave Propagation (mp4 5.89 MB / YouTube)
USArray Ground Motion Visualization (mpeg-4 11.4 MB / More Info)

En Español

Presentación en Español (zipped ppt 2.1 MB / pdf 1.44 MB)

USGS Resources

Earthquake Information


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