Recent Earthquake Teachable Moments

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October 15, 2013 (00:12:32 UTC)

Quake Location

Magnitude 7.1 Philippines

A magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck in the southeastern Philippines just after 8 am local time Tuesday morning.  According to the USGS, the quake was centered about 391 miles (629 kilometers) south-southeast of Manila, and its depth was 12 miles (20 kilometers).

Teachable Moment Presentation

UPDATED 8 slide Powerpoint presentation (zipped ppt 3.38 MB / pdf 1.12 MB)

Animations and Visualizations

USArray Ground Motion Visualization (mpeg-4 9.3 MB / More Info)

En Español

Presentación en Español (zipped ppt 3.38 MB / pdf 1.20 MB)

USGS Resources

Earthquake Information


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