Recent Earthquake Teachable Moments

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What Are Teachable Moments?

May 28, 2016 (09:46:59 UTC)

Quake Location

Magnitude 7.2 South Sandwich Islands

A magnitude 7.2 earthquake occurred in the South Sandwich Islands, an uninhabited British territory off the coast of Argentina in the southern Atlantic Ocean.

Teachable Moment Presentation

11 slide Powerpoint presentation (zipped ppt/animation 9.61 MB / pdf 1.1 MB)

En Español

Presentación en Español (zipped ppt 9.61 MB / pdf 1.1 MB)

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