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Synonyms for temblor

a shaking of the earth

Synonyms for temblor

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

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Will Satterfield, CEO of Solimar, commented We are pleased that the Company have reached another step in the re-development of the Kreyenhagen Field with the inaugural oil shipment from the current shallow Temblor oil production.
Wednesday's temblor was the latest in a series of strong shakes to hit Mexico City since a powerful 7.
9 temblor in Sichuan in May 2008 that left nearly 90,000 people dead.
0 temblor struck about 60 km offshore last August, a tsunami killed 43 percent of the village's residents, even though the wave there was half the size of Tapurai's, high ground was closer, and warning time was longer.
The temblor left 14 people dead and injured nearly 2,000 people.
Of immediate interest is the Temblor Valley West property of approximately 700 acres some 40 miles west of Bakersfield, California and abutting the prolific South Belridge Oilfield, currently the third highest producing field in the contiguous 48 states.
Tri-Valley is meeting its timeline goals on restoring idle wells to production on its Temblor Valley West and East properties.
The sale of the non-core property fulfills one of the Company s stated goals of freeing up additional capital for key projects, particularly the multi-target Kreyenhagen project where the Company is currently in long term production testing from the shallow Temblor sandstone heavy oil reservoir.
4-magnitude earthquake shook northern Italy on Friday, the second such temblor this week, but there were no reports of injuries or significant damage.
6-magnitude temblor in the San Francisco area that awakened people with a jolt.
5 on the open-ended Richter scale - the strongest temblor to jolt the capital in a decade.
The temblor had an intensity of upper 6 on the Japanese seismic scale of 7 and struck the Chuetsu area of Niigata Prefecture as well as Nagano Prefecture.
tourist in Tonga spoke of feeling a major temblor, but said it was not clear whether there was any damage in the area because it was still dark when it struck.
A $6 million supercomputer unveiled in November at Caltech can analyze the destructive force of an earthquake less than an hour after a temblor strikes - allowing authorities to pinpoint the hardest-hit areas so they can more quickly deploy rescue teams to the most needy victims.