Definition of Earthquake. Meaning of Earthquake. Synonyms of Earthquake
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Definition of Earthquake
EarthquakeEarthquake 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 Earth"quake`, a.
Like, or characteristic of, an earthquake; loud; starling.
The earthquake voice of victory. --Byron.
Meaning of Earthquake from wikipedia
- An earthquake
as a quake, tremor
or temblor) is the shaking
of the surface
of the Earth, resulting
from the sudden release
- The following
is a list of earthquake
lists, and of top earthquakes
and fatalities. Before
1901 1901–2000 2001–present Afghanistan
- 2011 Tōhoku earthquake
, the Great Sendai Earthquake
, the Great
, and the 3.11 earthquake
. It was the most powerful earthquake
- The 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake
as the Boxing
Day Tsunami) occurred
at 00:58:53 UTC on 26 December, with an epicentre
- 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 focus, the point where
or an underground explosion
originates. In most earthquakes
, the epicenter
is the point where
has a history
of devastating earthquakes
. The major reason
for the high frequency
of the earthquakes
is that the Indian plate
- The 2001 Gujarat earthquake
, also known
as the Bhuj earthquake
on 26 January, India's 52nd Republic
Day, at 08:46 AM IST and lasted
de Valdivia) or the Great Chilean earthquake
de Chile) on 22 May 1960 is the most powerful earthquake
- 6.2 (ML 6.3) earthquake occurred
on 22 February
2011 at 12:51 p.m. local
time (23:51 UTC, 21 February). The earthquake struck
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