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What Are Teachable Moments?
September 8, 2017 (04:49:21 UTC)
Magnitude 8.1 Offshore Mexico
A magnitude 8.1 earthquake has occurred offshore Mexico. It was felt as far away as Mexico City and Guatemala City. This occurred as heavy rains from Hurricane Katia were approaching from the east. There are early reports of 32 deaths from this earthquake, with homes, schools and hospitals damaged.
Teachable Moment Presentation
12 slide Powerpoint presentation/animation (zipped ppt 13.9 MB / pdf 1.61 MB)
Presentación en Español (zipped ppt 14.7 MB / pdf 1.64 MB)
USGS Event Page
IRIS Data Management Center (DMC) Pages
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