SAN JOSE (CBS SF) — The San Jose Earthquakes are attempting to break a world record Sunday, with the largest number of people to participate in a groundbreaking ceremony.

In order to break the Guinness World Record, participants will need to dig, using a commemorative shovel, or one of their own.

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Over 5,500 people had registered to participate by Friday morning.

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The current record of 4,532 was set in 2007 in Jaipur, India.

More information on the attempt is available at the San Jose Earthquakes website.

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