Gallery: Hurricane Sandy Was So Strong it Registered 2.0 on Seismometer...


Hurricane Sandy was so strong that the impact of the waves it sent crashing into the East Coast of the United States reverberated all across the country. According to Oner Sufri, a geophysics doctoral student at the University of Utah who is tracking the effects of climate change on storm intensity, the storm registered on seismometers as far away as the West Coast – marking the first time in recorded history that a hurricane actually shook the earth.

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