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How is the movement of the seismometer converted into a seismogram?

There are several ways:

  1. a pen drawing an ink line on paper revolving on a drum

  2. a light beam making a trace on a moving photographic film

  3. electromagnetic system generating a current that is recorded electronically or digitally on tape

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