What Is the Difference Between a Seismogram and a Seismograph?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Apr 17, 2020 1:59:37 PM ET
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A seismogram is a visual record that is created by a seismograph. A seismograph is a piece of equipment that records earthquake movements. These two items go hand in hand and are essential for the study of earthquakes.

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