Found December 03, 2013 on The Other Paper:
Not only did Seattle Seahawks fans at CenturyLink Field set a new noise record during Monday night’s game against the New Orleans Saints, they also registered the equivalent of a 1 or 2 magnitude earthquake on the Richter Scale.Seahawks fans jumping up and down during Michael Bennett's 22-yard fumble return for a touchdown caused a seismometer to measure the man-made tremor, the Seattle Times reports.The University of Washington operates a seismometer in a warehouse near the stadium and was able to measure the impact, claims earth and space sciences professor John Vidale. A graphic was released to show the earthquake-like vibrations caused by the rowdy fans on Monday night.The earthquake-like vibration can be seen in the blue wave in the graphic below.Vidale said his staff recorded five separate seismic events during Seattle's 34-7 rout of New Orleans — a match-up of two of the NFL's top teams.The most intense episode came late in the first quarter when Bennett, a Seahawks defensive lineman returned a Saints fumble for the touchdown.Furthermore, Seahawks fans, or the “12th Man,” hit a peak noise level of 137.6 decibels, beating the previous record set by Chiefs fans at 137.03 in October.“With only 12.4 more decibels, ear drums will begin to rupture,” NBC Sports notes.

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