Duration: 48 sec. (played on a loop)

Within this soundscape are recordings from several earthquakes woven together and edited to be made audible at a higher frequency. These impactful notifications from the earth have been overlaid with the vibration of a cell phone.

Original Unedited Earthquake Sound File Source:

Kilb, D., Z. Peng, D. Simpson, A. Michael and M. Fisher* (2012), Listen, watch, learn: SeisSound video products, Seismol. Res. Lett., 83(2), 281-286, doi: 10.1785/gssrl.83.2.281.