A sudden movement of the Earth's lithosphere (its crust and upper mantle). Earthquakes are caused by the release of built-up stress within rocks along geologic faults or by the movement of magma in volcanic areas. They are usually followed by aftershocks.
A shaking or trembling of the crust of the earth, caused by underground volcanic forces or by breaking and shifting of rock beneath the surface
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A tremor of dread slid through her.
His touch sent a tremor of fire through her, and she was embarrassed to feel her hormones stir.
By the tremor in her voice, she knew she'd lost this one as well as he did.
One aspect of this derangement, named by Luciani astasia, is a tremor heightened by or only appearing when the muscles enter upon action - "intention tremor."
"We've had an incident a few hours ago," he said, with a tremor in his voice.