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a measuring instrument for detecting and measuring the intensity and direction and duration of movements of the ground (as an earthquake)

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Mohammad Akbar told Pajhwok Afghan News the seismometer was being installed in an area measuring one acre on a hilltop.
The huge peaks on the seismometer showed just how powerful the quake was - even though it was 6,000 miles away.
Whenever a major earthquake happens, I go out with portable seismometers to measure any aftershocks, or additional earthquakes that may occur in the same area.
In 1874 the committee built Earthquake House to hold the Mallet seismometer which can still be seen there today, through windows specially enlarged for the benefit of visitors.
Used in tandem with seismometer outputs, rapid, high-precision GPS positioning produces the key data crunched by earthquake monitoring systems.
Pearson has put [Southern Methodist University] researchers in contact with city of Carrollton personnel so that SMU researchers can install a seismometer in the area to further pinpoint the locations of these seismic events.
27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SEG 2014 C Silicon Audio, a technology innovation company, today announced its low-noise optical seismometer at the 2014 SEG International Exposition in Denver, booth #2188.
But thankfully his class recorded the biggest earthquake in Britain for nearly 25 years - on a seismometer they had delivered just three weeks ago.
David Galloway, of the British Geological Survey in Edinburgh, said the action only created "a dubious squiggle" on a seismometer down in Cornwall.
Yoshimitsu Okada, an official with the National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Prevention, said experts should closely monitor seismometer data in the region for up to a month for signs of the Tokai quake.
Tenders are invited for Supply, installation, Commissioning and Maintenance of Broadband Seismometer and Digitizer.
This melt-rich layer is actually quite spotty under the Pacific Ocean basin and surrounding areas, as revealed by my analysis of seismometer data," says Dr.
The earthquake near the east coast of Honshu, Japan, was picked up by the Cliffs of Moher seismometer around 10 minutes after it struck.
By putting a seismometer right on the volcano, we will significantly improve our ability to detect precursory seismic activity before an eruption takes place" and help reduce hazards from bursts of volcanic gases or rocks from seafloor avalanches that can generate tsunamis.
Pink Sheets: USOG) is pleased to announce it has a patent pending on A SIMPLE FIBER-OPTIC SEISMOMETER FOR RUGGED ENVIRONMENTS that will dramatically reduce the cost of seismic sensor arrays having the fidelity and reliability necessary for permanent down-hole and seafloor installations.