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Why Britain is vibrating less

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Seismic ‘noise' in the Earth's upper crust under cities such as London has greatly reduced
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The reduction in human activity during lockdowns has cut seismic movement
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Gabriel Power
Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 2:03pm
Seismologists monitoring the Earth's vibrations have reported a considerable drop in activity in the upper crust since lockdown measures aimed at curbing the coronavirus pandemic were implemented the world over.
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