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...
- 2011 Tōhoku earthquake, the Great Sendai Earthquake, the Great Tōhoku Earthquake, and the 3.11 earthquake. It was the most powerful earthquake ever recorded...
- The 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami (also known as the Boxing Day Tsunami) occurred at 00:58:53 UTC on 26 December, with an epicentre off the...
- 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...
- hypocenter or focus, the point where an earthquake or an underground explosion originates. In most earthquakes, the epicenter is the point where the greatest...
- subcontinent has a history of devastating earthquakes. The major reason for the high frequency and intensity of the earthquakes is that the Indian plate is driving...
- The 2001 Gujarat earthquake, also known as the Bhuj earthquake, occurred on 26 January, India's 52nd Republic Day, at 08:46 AM IST and lasted for over...
- earthquake (Spanish: Terremoto de Valdivia) or the Great Chilean earthquake (Gran terremoto de Chile) on 22 May 1960 is the most powerful earthquake ever...
-  6.2 (ML  6.3) earthquake occurred in Christchurch on 22 February 2011 at 12:51 p.m. local time (23:51 UTC, 21 February). The earthquake struck the Canterbury...
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