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What Are Teachable Moments?
October 28, 2012 (03:04:10 UTC)
Magnitude 7.7 Queen Charlotte Islands
A major 7.7 magnitude earthquake struck at 8:04 PM local time in western British Columbia, Canada. The epicenter is located on Moresby Island, the southern large island in the Queen Charlotte Islands region. There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties. A tsunami warning was issued following the earthquake.
Teachable Moment Presentation
11 slide Powerpoint presentation (zipped ppt/animation 4.85 MB / pdf 1.48 MB)
Presentación en Español (zipped ppt 4.85 MB / pdf 1.49 MB)
Animations and Visualizations
USArray Ground Motion Visualization (mpeg-4 7.2 MB / More Info)
IRIS Data Management Center (DMC) Pages
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