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11.2 Where Earthquakes Occur

In this section you will find materials that support the implementation of 11.2: Where Earthquakes Occur. Use the navigation below to find the materials.

Section Materials


Resources

Visions of Earth, by AGI
A four-DVD set on interactions in Earth systems.

Earthquakes, Volcanoes, and Plate Tectonics, by USGS
Map showing earthquakes and volcanoes in relation to plate movements.

Near Real-Time Current World Earthquakes Data, by USGS, National Earthquake Information Center
Find data on earthquakes that happen today all over the world.

"Where Do Earthquakes Occur?", by UPSeis from Michigan Technological University
Covers earthquake occurrences along plate boundaries and along fault planes. Reviews the different types of faults.

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Animations

Visions of Earth, by AGI
82 High-definition animations showing a variety of Earth and space system processes.

Seismic Monitor, by IRIS
This site, developed by the IRIS Consortium, provides an interactive display of global seismic activity over the last five years. The data is supplied by the USGS.

Seven Days, by SERC
A movie from the Southern California Earthquake Center showing two approximately magnitude 5 earthquakes that occurred within seven days in Southern California. The second earthquake is on or near the San Andreas fault and led to concern of a much larger earthquake (that did not happen).

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