Taylor Swift’s hit Shake It Off made a splash on the Richter scale in concert at Sophie Stadium

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In the hearts of these revelers, as they danced to the tunes of sensational pop singer Taylor Swift's Eraz Tour at Los Angeles' Sophie Stadium, their synchronous movements caused earthquakes like seismic tremors.

The seismic shocks caused by dancing to the tune of Taylor Swift’s Eraz Tour were researched and recorded by UCLA scientists.

The intensity on the scale was recorded as 2.3
In a study that sounds like the plot of a sci-fi movie, scientists have found that the vibrations of Swift's concerts are powerful enough to register as seismic activity.

The unusual phenomenon was first noted during their Seattle show, producing tremors equivalent to a magnitude 2.3 earthquake.

However, the plot is not limited to the outcome. A unit of Caltech and UCLA researchers, including members who had a strong dedication to the issue, volunteered to discover ways to discover the cause of these pulses.

During Swift's Aug. 5 performance, Inglewood, near Sophie Stadium, lay at the center of the program, with a crowd of about 70,000 fans.

The researchers' findings were published in an article titled 'Shake to the Beat: Exploring the Seismic Signals and Stadium Response of Concerts and Music Fans'.

It felt like a 'volcano'
The scientists caught signals on regional network stations and shock-motion sensors that were equipped with more robust ropes in the stadium field.

"Signals were recorded at regional seismic network stations located within 9 km (approximately 5.59 miles) of the stadium as well as robust motion sensors placed near and inside the stadium prior to the concert series," the research statement said.

Gabrielle Tape from Caltech highlighted the methodology, explaining, "For earthquakes, most of the time they are very strong and easy to identify with waves, but when you have something like a volcano where you have such a variety of signals…." , spectrograms are can be really useful in helping identify different types of signals."

Research showed that each song performed by Swift had a unique seismic signature. Of the 45 songs played, the researchers were able to identify 43 within the recorded spectrograms.

They went a step further by calculating the radiated energy of each song and converting it to the local magnitude of an earthquake that would emit the same energy.

Swift's anthem 'Shake It Off' lived up to its name, recording the highest local intensity of 0.851. The tape noted that unlike the instantaneous release of an earthquake, this energy was released in a matter of minutes. The strongest shock is equivalent to a -2 magnitude earthquake.

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