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Seismometer

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Seismometer

A seismometer is an instrument that measures motion of the ground, caused by, for example, an earthquake, a volcanic eruption, or the use of explosives. Records of seismic waves allow seismologists to map the interior of the Earth and to locate and measure the size of events like these.
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