Tag Archives: Earthquake Monitoring

1960: The 1960 Valdivia Earthquake – A Record-Breaking Seismic Event

The 1960 Valdivia Earthquake in Chile, with a moment magnitude between 9.4 and 9.6, stands as the most powerful recorded earthquake, leading to advances in seismic monitoring and tsunami predictions

1936: Inge Lehmann’s Discovery of the Earth’s Inner Core

Inge Lehmann's analysis of seismic data revealed the Earth's core to be divided into a liquid outer and a solid inner core, reshaping geological understanding