A relatively minor seismic shaking or vibrating movement. Tremors often precede larger earthquakes or volcanic eruptions.
An instance of quaking.
A violent collision, impact, or explosion, or the force or movement resulting from this:
(Geol.) Any movement displacing parts of rock or soil masses in relation to one another; small fault or landslide
Of, having to do with, or caused by an earthquake or earthquakes or by man-made earth tremors
In 1857 Irish engineer/scientist Mallet proposed the theory that earthquakes move outward from a central focal point, and that, by locating the direction that the earthquake came from, the focal points could be located and studied.
A fracture in a rock formation along which there has been movement of the blocks of rock on either side of the plane of fracture. Faults are caused by plate-tectonic forces.
A minor tremor of the earth that precedes a larger earthquake originating at approximately the same location.
An organized effort by supporters of a common goal:
Upheaval is a sudden and dramatic change or disruption, often that leads to chaos.
Two is defined as the number equal to the sum of one plus one.
Find another word for earthquake. In this page you can discover 44 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for earthquake, like: tremor, microseism, quake, temblor, shock, tremblor, slip, earthquake shock, movement of the earth's surface, volcanic quake and wiggler.