Monitoring earthquakes daily
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.
Topic: Earth Science
Keywords: Earthquake magnitude--Measurement, Earthquake prediction, Earthquakes, Seismology
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.