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COVID-19 lockdown causes 50% global reduction in human-linked Earth vibrations – Mirage News

The lack of human activity during lockdown caused human-linked vibrations in the Earth to drop by an average of 50% between March and May 2020. This…

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The lack of human activity during lockdown caused human-linked vibrations in the Earth to drop by an average of 50% between March and May 2020.
This quiet period, likely caused by the total global effect of social distancing measures, closure of services and industry, and drops in tourism and travel, is the longest and most pronounced quiet period of seismic noise in recorded history.
Our study uniquely highlights just how much human activities impact the solid Earth, and could let us see more…

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