Recent Earthquake Teachable Moments

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What Are Teachable Moments?

September 1, 2016 (16:37:57 UTC)

Quake Location

Magnitude 7.1 Off Coast of New Zealand

A magnitude 7.1 earthquake has occurred 166.8 km (103 miles) north-northeast of Gisborne, New Zealand below the Pacific Ocean at a depth of 19 km (11 miles). There are no immediate reports of serious damage or injuries.

Teachable Moment Presentation

9 slide Powerpoint presentation (zipped ppt 2.79 MB / pdf 866 kB)

En Español

Presentación en Español (zipped ppt 2.8 MB / pdf 772 kB)

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