Today in Earthquake History
Earthquake History for February 22nd
- Largest Earthquakes in the United States.
- John Milne
to initiate the founding of the first seismological
society in the world, the Seismological Society
Milne obtained a short seismogram, three seconds in length, of this earthquake.
He recorded the motion of a long common pendulum on a moving plate.
See The Early History of Seismometry (to 1900).
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