earthquake

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tremor (or one of a series of tremors) occurring after the main shock of an earthquake aftershock
earthquake after main shock, mini aftershock , tremors
according to legend, an island in the Atlantic Ocean that Plato said was swallowed by an earthquake Atlantis
ancient city in southeastern Iran; destroyed by an earthquake in 2003 Bam
huge bronze statue of the sun god Helios that was built around 285 BC and that stood beside the harbor entrance on the island of Rhodes for about 50 years before it was toppled by an earthquake Colossus of Rhodes
physical disturbance such as an earthquake or upheaval convulsion
small earthquake earth tremor , microseism , tremor
earthquake center epicenter
point on the Earth's surface directly above the focus of an earthquake epicenter , epicentre
(geology) the probability that an earthquake will generate a level of ground motion that exceeds a specified reference level during a given exposure time exceedance
tremor preceding an earthquake foreshock
earthquake preliminary tremor foreshock
port city in Japan on Osaka Bay in southern Honshu; was damaged by an earthquake in 1995 Kobe
earthquake's energy on scale magnitude
scale of earthquake intensity; an earthquake detected only by seismographs is a I and an earthquake that destroys all buildings is a XII Mercalli scale
scale for earthquake magnitude Richter
logarithmic scale of 1 to 10 used to express the energy released by an earthquake Richter scale
scale for measuring the intensity of an earthquake Richter scale
earthquake magnitude scale Richter scale
aftermath of an earthquake rubble
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