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UW Researchers Using 'BeastQuake' To Track Earthquakes

Seattle running back Marshawn Lynch makes a run against the Baltimore Ravens at CenturyLink Field in 2011.
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Seattle running back Marshawn Lynch makes a run against the Baltimore Ravens at CenturyLink Field in 2011.

Jeannie Yandel talks to John Vidale who explains how local seismologists are harnessing the power of Seahawks fans to test new earthquake sensor technology. Vidale is a professor of earth and space science at University of Washington and the director of the Pacific Northwest Seismic Network, which allows you to track the shaking of CenturyLink Field during the Seahawks game.

In case you need to relive it, the original BeastQuake run:

http://youtu.be/GNBQEv11C4c

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