• Question: Hey Jessica Irving! How are you? Anyway, what are distant quakes?

    Asked by anon-332714 to Jessica on 14 Oct 2022.
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      Jessica Irving answered on 14 Oct 2022:

      Distant quakes are ones far away from the instrument which is detecting them. Distant quakes aren’t felt by humans – they are too far away. But we can still record ground vibrations from them with instruments called seismometers.