NASA lander detects ‘first Marsquake’

The American space agency’s InSight lander appears to have detected its first seismic event on Mars after touched down on the Red Planet in November last year.

The faint rumble was picked up by the probe’s sensors on April 6 — the 128th Martian day, or sol, of the mission.

It is the first seismic signal detected on the surface of a planetary body other than the Earth and its Moon, the BBC reported.

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