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Tammy Bravo
2020-01-28 16:17:46
A magnitude 7.7 earthquake has occurred NNW of Jamaica. There were no immediate reports of injury or damage. A powerpoint has been prepared with additional details about this earthquake. This resource can be downloaded from: Teachable Moments are a service of IRIS Education and Public Outreach and the University of Portland If you have any questions or comments, please contact us!
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On the 10th anniversary of the January 12, 2010 M7.0 earthquake in Haiti, it is important to reflect on the plate tectonic context and human impact of that event. This new animation discusses the tectonic setting and seismicity of the area. InClass to download and access related resources: Youtube:
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