Seattle fans cause `minor earthquake` with a loud cheers in American football game
London: A celebration by American football fans in the US city of Seattle grew so loud on Monday evening it registered as a minor earthquake, according to reports.
According to the BBC, raucous fans jumped up and down during an early first-quarter touchdown in the game between the Seattle Seahawks and New Orleans Saints.
The Pacific Northwest Seismic Network detected the vibrations, measuring between a magnitude 1 and 2 earthquake, the report said.
The Seahawks won the game at CenturyLink Field 34-7, the report added.
It was not the first time fan celebrations shook Seattle as in 2011, the response to another US football touchdown registered at nearby seismic recording stations, the report further said.
CenturyLink Field, which is open to the air, also set a Guinness World Record for noise in September, the report mentioned.