Recent Earthquake Teachable Moments

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What Are Teachable Moments?

May 5, 2015 (01:44:05 UTC)

Quake Location

Magnitude 7.5 Papua New Guinea

A magnitude 7.5 earthquake struck off the eastern coast of Papua New Guinea on Tuesday, approximately 130 km (81 mi) south-southwest of Kokopo at a depth of 42 km (26.1 mi). 

Teachable Moment Presentation

11 slide Powerpoint presentation (zipped ppt/animation 17.2 MB / pdf 1.19 MB)

En Español

Presentación en Español (zipped ppt 17.3 MB / pdf 1.19 MB)

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