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Beast quake: Seahawks fans rock stadium again

  • ASSOCIATED PRESSSeattle Seahawks fans yell at New Orleans Saints players as they walk off the field at CenturyLink Field before an NFC divisional playoff NFL football game in Seattle, Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
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    Seattle Seahawks fans yell at New Orleans Saints players as they walk off the field at CenturyLink Field before an NFC divisional playoff NFL football game in Seattle, Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

SEATTLE >> Seismologists say Seahawks fans shook the ground under Seattle’s CenturyLink Field during Saturday’s defeat of the New Orleans Saints, causing another fan-generated earthquake.

The scientists believe the small earthquake during a Marshawn Lynch touchdown was likely greater than Lynch’s famous "beast quake" touchdown run three years ago, which also came against New Orleans during a playoff game.

John Vidale of the Pacific Northwest Seismic Network at the University of Washington told The Seattle Times  they will know for sure in a few days.

Fans jumped and stomped their way to magnitude 1 or 2 earthquake in 2011 during Lynch’s rambling, tackle-breaking "beast quake" run.

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