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Monitoring Earthquakes Daily

Monitoring earthquakes daily

Monitoring earthquakes daily

  • Exhibition Text

    • Earthquakes happen all the time because of the slow but continuous motion of the lithosphere. Recording both large and small earthquakes helps us understand the structure of Earth and points to where earthquakes are likely to occur in the future.

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  • For Educators

    • Topic: Earth Science

      Subtopic: Earthquakes

      Keywords: Earthquake magnitude--Measurement, Earthquake prediction, Earthquakes, Seismology

      Audience: General

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Drum Recorder

Drum recorder

This drum recorder was once part of a worldwide seismic network established in the early 1960’s to monitor underground nuclear weapons tests and earthquakes.

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