Definition of Earthquake. Meaning of Earthquake. Synonyms of Earthquake

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Definition of Earthquake

Earthquake
Earthquake Earth"quake`, n. A shaking, trembling, or concussion of the earth, due to subterranean causes, often accompanied by a rumbling noise. The wave of shock sometimes traverses half a hemisphere, destroying cities and many thousand lives; -- called also earthdin, earthquave, and earthshock.
Earthquake
Earthquake Earth"quake`, a. Like, or characteristic of, an earthquake; loud; starling. The earthquake voice of victory. --Byron.

Meaning of Earthquake from wikipedia

- An earthquake (also known as a quake, tremor or temblor) is the shaking of the surface of the Earth, resulting from the sudden release of energy in the...
- The following is a list of earthquake lists, and of top earthquakes by magnitude and fatalities. Before 1901 1901–2000 2001–present Afghanistan Algeria...
- The 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake, officially called Sumatra–Andaman earthquake, occurred at 00:58:53 UTC on 26 December, with an epicentre off the west...
- This is a list of earthquakes in ****an with either a magnitude greater than or equal to 7.0 or which caused significant damage or casualties. As indicated...
- or just Richter magnitude – for measuring the strength ("size") of earthquakes refers to the original "magnitude scale" developed by Charles F. Richter...
- earthquake off the Pacific coast of Tōhoku (東北地方太平洋沖地震, Tōhoku-chihō Taiheiyō Oki Jishin) was a magnitude 9.0–9.1 (Mw) undersea megathrust earthquake...
- The 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake occurred in Northern California on October 17 at 5:04 p.m. local time (1989-10-18 00:04 UTC). The shock was centered in...
- This is a list of earthquakes in 2018. Only earthquakes of magnitude 6 or above are included, unless they result in damage and/or casualties, or are notable...
- 1693 Sicily earthquake struck parts of southern Italy near Sicily, Calabria, and Malta on January 11 at around 21:00 local time. This earthquake was preceded...
- The 2010 Chile earthquake (Spanish: Terremoto del 27F) occurred off the coast of central Chile on Sa****ay, 27 February at 03:34 local time (06:34 UTC)...
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