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Fans of the NFL’s Seattle Seahawks — a.k.a the 12th Man — once caused an earthquake because they were so damn loud during this epic play.

But now they want to set the record straight — quite literally — as the loudest fans ever.

A fan group called Volume 12 had its application accepted by Guinness World Records to break the world record for crowd noise at the upcoming Sept. 15 game against rival San Francisco at CenturyLink Field in Seattle.

The current record is 131.76 decibles, which was set on March 18, 2011 at a soccer game in Turkey. Seahawks fans have once hit 112 decibles, according to the team, so they’ll have to turn it up if they want to make the record book.

If there is another play on the level of Marshawn Lynch’s ridiculous run below, I am confident Hawks fans will come through:

Previously on GeekWire: From Shawn Kemp to Edgar Martinez: Favorite phones and apps of Seattle’s sports stars3 ways your brand can learn from how sports teams handle social media

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