Earthquake Information

July 15, 2013 (14:03:43 UTC)

Quake Location

Magnitude 7.3 South Sandwich Islands

A magnitude 7.3 earthquake rocked the South Sandwich Islands, an uninhabited British territory off the coast of Argentina in the southern Atlantic Ocean.

Teachable Moment

Teachable Moment Presentation

8 slide Powerpoint presentation (zipped ppt/animation 7.52 MB / pdf 979 kB)

En Español

Presentación en Español (zipped ppt/animación 7.51 MB / pdf 922 kB)

Animations and Visualizations

Wave Propagation (mp4 1.03 MB / YouTube)

USGS Resources

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