Earthquake triggered by fans at CenturyLink Field

Earthquake triggered by fans at CenturyLink Field

Seattle Seahawks fans are about as raucous as they come. Not only did they reclaim the Guinness World Record Monday night for loudest recorded crowd noise at an outdoor sporting event by peaking at 137.6 dB, they also managed to cause an earthquake.

After Michael Bennett's fumble return for a touchdown in the first quarter, fans evidently jumped up and down their seats so forcefully that the movement actually registered a magnitude 1 or 2 earthquake on a nearby seismometer belonging to the University of Washington. In what could be dubbed as an 'aftershock' to the Beast Quake in Jan. 2011, Monday's scientific findings from CenturyLink field mark the second time Seahawks fans have created a seismic stir while beating the Saints.

The 'Hawks dominated both sides of the ball, as Russell Wilson upstaged his idol Drew Brees en route to a statement 34-7 win in Seattle.

Tweeting with Tiger:

So what do you do when you find out you're scheduled to work during the SEC Championship game? If you're PGA Championship winner and Auburn alum Jason Dufner you politely ask if there's any flexibility in the scheduling by tweeting Tiger Woods:

Woods, who's hosting the Northwestern Mutual World Challenge invitational in California this weekend, acknowledge the petition and replied:

This means Dufner will almost assuredly be predisposed on the links when Auburn kicks off against Missouri on Saturday afternoon. Never hurts to ask though:

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