Is there seismic activity on the Moon?

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Is there seismic activity on the Moon?
« on: 26/04/2006 11:28:08 »
If earth's and moon crust are same, the seismic activities on earth are due to the activities of the plate, so on moon is there a great possibility of seismic activity and same like interior as our earth has.

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Re: is earth's and moon crust are same like
« Reply #1 on: 26/04/2006 19:00:49 »
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As far as I know, the the seismic instruments on the earth's moon have not recorded any activity except for small impact events. The moon itself seems to be "dead" and has no self-generated movement.

There is no evidence of any molten material in the moon now but there may have been in the distant past. The types of rocks are also different as they seem to come from an collisoion of the earth with a space object while the earth was still molten - about 4,000 million years ago.


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