Earthnut Earthquakes

Earthquake

Meanings and phrases

earthquake

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. shaking and vibration at the surface of the earth resulting from underground movement along a fault plane of from volcanic activity; quake; temblor; seism
  2. a disturbance that is extremely disruptive

submarine earthquake

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an earthquake at the sea bed; seaquake

earthquake and tsunami

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It was affected by the Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami on 26 December 2004.
  • A major earthquake and tsunami hit Simeulue in 1907, killing many of its inhabitants.
  • This subduction zone was responsible for the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami.

earthquake occurred

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • 1994 Liwa earthquake The 1994 Liwa earthquake occurred on .
  • A wedding was taking place in the village when the earthquake occurred.
  • 1925 Dali earthquake The 1925 Dali earthquake occurred at 14:42 UTC on 16 March.

earthquake struck

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A 9.2-magnitude earthquake struck the state in 1964.
  • Another powerful earthquake struck the community in 1931.
  • Most recently, a 7.1 earthquake struck Haiti on January 12, 2010.

major earthquake

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In May 2008, the region suffered a major earthquake.
  • A major earthquake and tsunami hit Simeulue in 1907, killing many of its inhabitants.
  • In the year 1475 there was a major earthquake that destroyed many homes in Tenochtitlán.

earthquake caused

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The earthquake caused 207 deaths and 2000 injuries.
  • The earthquake caused 30 deaths and 25 injuries.
  • This earthquake caused more than 800 deaths.

magnitude earthquake

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • On May 4, a 6.9 magnitude earthquake hit Puna.
  • A maximum moment magnitude earthquake of 6.8 is estimated for the fault.
  • In February 2014, the county was at the epicenter of a 6.8 magnitude earthquake.

devastating earthquake

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A devastating earthquake in March 1987 interrupted oil exports and worsened the country's economic problems.
  • After a devastating earthquake struck Shamakhi, the capital of Shirvan, Shirvanshah's court moved to Baku in 1191.
  • Founded in 2010 by celebrity chef José Andrés, the organization prepared food in Haiti following its devastating earthquake.

earthquake destroyed

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In 1755 an earthquake destroyed most of the town.
  • In 1223 a violent earthquake destroyed the monastery.
  • In 1859, an earthquake destroyed the library.
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