The Wiechert earthquake station Göttingen is the first and oldest in the world, which was equipped with seismographs, which provided scientifically evaluable seismograms and are still in function. The place of living history of science has enjoyed great popularity for years of visitors from the region and overseas.
Guided tours are held on the first Sunday of every month from 2 pm onwards.
(2023: 1 January, 5 February, 5 March, 2 April, 7 May, 4 June …)
Our earth is actually constantly moving, but only major quakes cause damage. Where was something going on? On February 6, 2023, severe earthquakes of magnitude 7.8 and 7.5 with many aftershocks occurred in the Turkish-Syrian border region. more