Coronavirus Pandemic Causes One Surprising Effect on Planet Earth, Researchers Find

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Earth has essentially stopped vibrating

With travel effectively ground to a halt, seismologists around the globe have reported a drop in seismic noise, according to an article in the scientific journal Nature.

(FOX NEWS) – The coronavirus pandemic has left most of the world’s major cities, including London, New York and others, empty. It’s also having one surprising effect on the planet as well.

The Earth has essentially stopped vibrating.

With travel effectively ground to a halt, seismologists around the globe have reported a drop in seismic noise, according to an article in the scientific journal Nature.

Researchers say the drop in activity, usually only seen to this magnitude around Christmas, could help experts find smaller earthquakes and monitor volcanic activity more effectively.

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