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The first "pendulum seismoscope" to measure the shaking of the ground during an earthquake was developed in 1751, but it wasn't until 1855 that faults were recognized as the source of earthquakes.

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July 5, 1983
M 5.9, Turkey – Five people killed and 25 injured in the Biga area. One person injured at Erdek and minor damage in the Istanbul area. Felt also in eastern… Read More

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