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Explorations in Natural Sciences

Earthquakes and Tectonics in Arizona

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Now - July 16, 2013

General $32
Member $25

Tuesday | 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Instructor

  • Danny Foley


Description

Learn about plate tectonics and faults as they relate to Arizona. This class will explore the nature and hazards of active tectonics, earthquakes and faults. Learn about the Sonoran earthquake of 1887, a 7.2 magnitude earthquake near Tucson that was felt throughout the state. This class will answer some common questions about earthquakes and faults: Am I safe from earthquakes in Arizona? What is the San Andreas Fault, and how does it threaten California, Arizona and other states?

  • Class enrollment limit: 24

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