I thought a Shamrock Shake was a chemical concoction invented by McDonalds to quench our thirst to quaff something green. Who knew? Here’s some info on the St. Patrick’s Day earthquake. The epicenter is indicated on the map with a star. As it happens, I’ve been to that exact spot many times. I believe there was a taco stand there. Good carne asada burritos. I have to believe that the location of this quake was no accident. It has to mean something!
Originally posted on Nat Geo Education Blog:
- Read through the short, great LiveScience article, then take a quick look at the overview of earthquakes in our “Forces of Nature” interactive. (Earthquakes are the final “force of nature”, with the seismograph icon in the upper left.) Click on slide four. It lists the four major types of faults: normal, reverse…
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