Recent Earthquake Teachable Moments

What Are Teachable Moments?

October 25, 2013 (17:10:16 UTC)

Quake Location

Magnitude 7.1 Off the east coast of Honshu, Japan

A magnitude 7.1 struck early Saturday off Japan's east coast. The quake hit at 2:10 a.m. Tokyo time about 170 miles from Fukushima and was felt in Tokyo, 300 miles away. There were no immediate reports of damage.

Teachable Moment Presentation

9 slide Powerpoint presentation (zipped ppt 3.22 MB / pdf 816 kB)

Animations and Visualizations

USArray Ground Motion Visualization (mpeg 10.3 MB / More Info)

En Español

Presentación en Español (zipped ppt 3.16 MB / pdf 968 kB)

USGS Resources

Earthquake Information

IRIS Data Management Center (DMC) Pages


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