quake


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Synonyms for quake

Synonyms for quake

to move to and fro violently

to move to and fro in short, jerky movements

a nervous shaking of the body

a shaking of the earth

Synonyms for quake

shaking and vibration at the surface of the earth resulting from underground movement along a fault plane of from volcanic activity

shake with fast, tremulous movements

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shake with seismic vibrations

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The quake also hit in mid-afternoon when most villagers would be outside.
New buildings in San Francisco have to follow strict codes that stabilize them against future quakes.
In 1994, a powerful quake caused $20 billion in damage and killed 58 people in the Los Angeles area.
The way in which Japan's property laws obscure ownership, and hence retard rebuilding efforts, similarly surfaced in the aftermath of the quake.
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For scientists then and now, some of the most useful data about the quake were recorded by distant instruments in Japan, Puerto Rico, and Europe, says Gregory C.
The strongest quake that the San Andreas fault is thought to be able to generate is under 8.
How many times stronger was the Mexico City quake of 1985 than the San Francisco quake of 1989?
The islands were also hit by numerous smaller quakes measuring 4 and 3 and lower on the Japanese scale throughout the day.
SAN DIEGO -- Quake Global, a leading manufacturer of satellite modems for the trucking and heavy equipment industries, announced today that Volvo Trucks North America, Greensboro, NC, will install Quake Global's Q2000+ satellite communicator as standard equipment in all Volvo trucks manufactured with US'07 engines.
In contrast, after the March 2005 quake, the island's northwestern tip held a steady elevation, while the southeastern tip was lifted about 1.
The initial, 10-second quake was felt along a 350-mile stretch, as far north as Sacramento and as far south as Santa Ana.
The quake was centered in Izmit, a populous suburb of Istanbul, Turkey's largest city (see map, p.
MONTREAL -- Hexago, the leading provider of IPv6 deployment solutions, today announced that the popular gaming application, Quake III Arena, has been ported to IPv6, the next generation Internet protocol and the basis of the new Internet.
3 quake centered in the Alban Hills and a magnitude 7.