Today’s Earthquake Fact
Before electronics allowed recordings of large earthquakes, scientists built large spring-pendulum seismometers in an attempt to record the long-period motion produced by such quakes. The largest one weighed about 15 tons. There is a medium-sized one, three stories high, in Mexico City that is still in operation.
Today in Earthquake History
October 9, 1995
M 8.0, Jalisco – At least 49 people killed, 100 injured, nearly 1,000 homeless and extensive damage in the states of Colima and Jalisco. Most of the damage and casualties… Read More