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Seattle Seahawks fans caused an earthquake with their deafening celebrations following a Marshawn Lynch touchdown in their playoff victory over the New Orleans Saints.

Lynch was the star of the show once again as he rushed for 140 yards and two touchdowns as his side ran out 23-15 winners to advance to the NFC title game against the San Francisco 49ers next weekend.

It was against the Saints in 2011 when Lynch ran in his now infamous 'beast quake' TD, bouncing off tacklers and strong-arming defensive backs to pound out an incredible 67-yard run that provided the Seahawks with the Wild Card win.

According to ESPN, Lynch's late 31-yard run after breaking round the edge on Saturday may actually have generated a larger reading than that famous 2011 effort.

ESPN reports seismologists belief that the stomping and jumping of Seattle fans at CenturyLink Field registered on seismometers to a greater degree than the 1-2 generated from the 'beast quake'.

Lynch set a franchise playoff rushing record and it proved to be crucial on a blustery day where quarterback Russell Wilson struggled to get any rhythm in his passing and had to rely on the excellence of his tailback.

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