Recent Earthquake Teachable Moments

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June 17, 2015 (12:51:33 UTC)

Quake Location

Magnitude 7.0 Southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge

A major, magnitude 7.0 earthquake occurred in the Southern Atlantic Ocean.  The earthquake was located about 2750 km (1709 mi) SE of Arraial do Cabo, Brazil.  This shallow earthquake occurred on or near a transform fault forming part of the South American - African Plate boundary.

Teachable Moment Presentation

6 slide Powerpoint presentation (zipped ppt 3.41 MB / pdf 586 kB)

En Español

Presentación en Español (zipped ppt 3.41 MB / pdf  550 kB)

IRIS Data Management Center (DMC) Pages


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