Little information was available on the tremor, but no additional damage was reported with it.
This last point seems to have sent some kind of tremor through the American media.
The current global paroxysm is intense and alarming, but it is a tremor not an earthquake.
Within the building the tremor was terrible, and the lights started to fall.
On April 25, 2006, the tremor triggered a rockfall inside a gold mine, and three of the 17 miners were unable to escape.
There was no tremor in his voice; he never faltered by the way-side.
The bridge was tremulous beneath me, and marked the tremor of the solid earth.
From this time his great problem was the sun, the glow of daylight, the tremor of the air upon the earth basking in light.
With great difficulty and tremor they succeeded in forcing the door.
In ancient Egypt it was a sin to kill a cat; in England cats are slain in myriads without a tremor of compunction.
late 14c., "terror," from Old French tremor "fear, terror" (13c.), from Latin tremorem (nominative tremor) "a trembling, terror," from tremere (see tremble). Sense of "an involuntary shaking" first recorded 1610s and probably represents a re-introduction from Latin.
tremor trem·or (trěm'ər)
An involuntary trembling movement.
Minute ocular movement occurring during fixation on an object.