Recent Earthquake Teachable Moments

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October 9, 2014 (02:14:32 UTC)

Quake Location

Magnitude 7.1 Southern East Pacific Rise

A major magnitude 7.1 earthquake occurred near the intersection of the Pacific, Nazca and Antarctic Plates. The epicenter was located ~3000 km off the Chilean coast.

Teachable Moment Presentation

5 slide Powerpoint presentation (zipped ppt 696 kB / pdf 462 kB)

En Español

Presentación en Español (zipped ppt 697 kB / pdf 640 kB)

IRIS Data Management Center (DMC) Pages


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