Recent Earthquake Teachable Moments

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January 22, 2017 (04:30:23 UTC)

Quake Location

Magnitude 7.9 Papua New Guinea

A magnitude 7.9 earthquake occurred 40 kilometers (24 miles) west of the town of Panguna, at an intermediate depth (136 km, 84.5 miles) beneath the island of Bougainville, Papua New Guinea. 

Teachable Moment Presentation

9 slide Powerpoint presentation (zipped ppt/animation 14.9 MB / pdf 756 kB)

En Español

Presentación en Español (zipped ppt 15 MB / pdf 856 kB)

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