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Saw this online and thought it was pretty interesting.

On the morning of November 11, just before 9:30 UT, a mysterious rumble rolled around the world.

The seismic waves began roughly 15 miles off the shores of Mayotte, a French island sandwiched between Africa and the northern tip of Madagascar. The waves buzzed across Africa, ringing sensors in Zambia, Kenya, and Ethiopia. They traversed vast oceans, humming across Chile, New Zealand, Canada, and even Hawaii nearly 11,000 miles away.

These waves didn't just zip by; they rang for more than 20 minutes. And yet, it seems, no human felt them.

Only one person noticed the odd signal on the U.S. Geological Survey's real-time seismogram displays. An earthquake enthusiast who uses the handle @matarikipax saw the curious zigzags and posted images of them to Twitter. That small action kicked off another ripple of sorts, as researchers around the world attempted to suss out the source of the waves. Was it a meteor strike? A submarine volcano eruption? An ancient sea monster rising from the deep?

"I don't think I've seen anything like it," says Gran Ekstrm, a seismologist at Columbia University who specializes in unusual earthquakes.
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It's the Mt. Chili-ad easter egg
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Eli wroteIt's the Mt. Chili-ad easter egg

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the earth queef'd
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Im pretty sure its the ozone depleting tbh

idk why but I been thinking this for a minute
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This world is full of surprises man. Some good, most bad unfortunately
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