Two hundred years ago, in 1814, according to the order of the Royal Governor Council, two eminent professors of the Royal University of Pest, Pál Kitaibel and Ádám Tomcsányi, published a 120‐page book written in Latin on the M 5.4 earthquake that occurred in the vicinity of Mór, Hungary on 14 January 1810. This book (short title: Dissertatio de terrae motu Mórensi) also includes a 66  cm×47.5  cm map, the first isoseismal map in the history of seismology (Kitaibel and Tomcsányi, 1814).

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This seismic event was not large in terms of magnitude. About 500 such earthquakes occur...

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