Recent Earthquake Teachable Moments

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June 23, 2014 (20:53:09 UTC)

Quake Location

Magnitude 7.9 Rat Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska

A major magnitude 7.9 earthquake occurred in a remote area of the volcanic Aleutian Islands. The epicenter was located 19 km (11 miles) ESE of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska, while the depth was 108 km below Earth’s surface.

Teachable Moment Presentation

6 slide Powerpoint presentation (zipped ppt/animation 18.6 MB / pdf 462 kB)

En Español

Presentación en Español (zipped ppt 18.6 MB / pdf  384 kB)

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