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published by the United States Geologic Survey
This site, from USGS, provides a printable poster mapping out the seismic activity that occurred during the earthquakes in central Italy on April 6, 2009. Maps on the poster show earthquake intensity (in physics units), nearby faults, and how plate tectonics and local geology produced the quake. Links provide further information.
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Physics To Go This resource was a Physics To Go feature from April 16, 2009 until May 1, 2009. View the feature here!


Access Rights: Free access
Restriction: © 2009 USGS
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Record Creator: Metadata instance created April 13, 2009 by Logan Hancock
Record Updated: Feb 13, 2011 by Lyle Barbato
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April 6, 2009
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AIP Format
(United States Geologic Survey, Sioux Falls, 2009), WWW Document, (http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eqarchives/poster/2009/20090406.php).
AJP/PRST-PER
Earthquake Summaries: Poster of the L'Aquila, Italy Earthquake of April 6, 2009 - Magnitude 6.3, (United States Geologic Survey, Sioux Falls, 2009), <http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eqarchives/poster/2009/20090406.php>.
APA Format
Earthquake Summaries: Poster of the L'Aquila, Italy Earthquake of April 6, 2009 - Magnitude 6.3. (2009, April 6). Retrieved October 25, 2014, from United States Geologic Survey: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eqarchives/poster/2009/20090406.php
Chicago Format
United States Geologic Survey. Earthquake Summaries: Poster of the L'Aquila, Italy Earthquake of April 6, 2009 - Magnitude 6.3. Sioux Falls: United States Geologic Survey, April 6, 2009. http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eqarchives/poster/2009/20090406.php (accessed 25 October 2014).
MLA Format
Earthquake Summaries: Poster of the L'Aquila, Italy Earthquake of April 6, 2009 - Magnitude 6.3. Sioux Falls: United States Geologic Survey, 2009. 6 Apr. 2009. 25 Oct. 2014 <http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eqarchives/poster/2009/20090406.php>.
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