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Earthquakes - Where in the World?

 
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Global Earthquakes and Volcanoes

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Earthquakes

Use an atlas or Google Earth to mark and label the following earthquakes onto a blank world map. You should add to the map the date, magnitude and death toll of each quake.
 
 
Date Location Magnitude Death Toll
December 26, 2004 Indonesia (Sumatra-Andaman Islands)
9.0
297200
February 22, 2005 Iran (Zarand)
6.4
612
March 28, 2005 Indonesia (Nias)
8.6
1313
October 10, 2005 Pakistan (Kashmir)
7.6
87351
May 26, 2006 Indonesia (Yogyakarta)
6.4
5749
July 17, 2006 Indonesia (Java)
7.7
730
April 2, 2007 Solomon Islands
8.1
52
July 16, 2007 Japan (Chuetsu Offshore Earthquake)
6.6
12
August 15, 2007 Peru (offshore from central coast)
8.0
510
December 20, 2007 New Zealand (Gisborne)
6.8
1
May 12, 2008 China (Eastern Sichuan)
7.9
87,587
April 6, 2009 Italy (L'Aquila)
6.3
297
January 12, 2010 Haiti (Port-au-Prince)
7.0
230000
February 27, 2010 Chile (offshore from Maule Region)
8.8
521
September 4, 2010 New Zealand (Canterbury)
7.1
0
 
Add the plate margins to your map.
 
Geography Review

Review

 
Learn the name of the tectonic plates named on the map below. Test next lesson ... Wink
 
Blank Plate Tectonics Map
 

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