Recent Earthquake Teachable Moments

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What Are Teachable Moments?

November 1, 2014 (18:57:22 UTC)

Quake Location

Magnitude 7.1 Fiji

A magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck 141 km (88 miles) northeast of Ndoi Island, Fiji, and 313 km (194 mi) west-northwest of Nuku’alofa, Tonga according to the US Geological Survey, but there were no reports of damage.

Teachable Moment Presentation

7 slide Powerpoint presentation (zipped ppt 1.57 MB / pdf 589 kB)

En Español

Presentación en Español (zipped ppt 1.57 MB / pdf 764 kB)

Animations and Visualizations

Tectonic Setting and Wave Propagation (mp4 4 MB / YouTube)

IRIS Data Management Center (DMC) Pages


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