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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However, the most powerful quake to strike Iran since seismographs have been in use measured a powerful 7.8 on May 16, 2013.
People who lived near the ocean left for higher ground despite reassurances from officials that the quake did not have tsunami potential.
On Thursday, Taiwan experienced its largest quake in over a year, with a 6.1 magnitude quake on the coast of Hualien.
He said when a large earth quake occurred like the one that occurred on April 3 last year, after shocks and small tremors may be expected post the major one.
Typically, about one quake of magnitude 8 or higher occurs somewhere in the world every year; there are about a dozen quakes of magnitude 7 or higher annually, Hayes said.
With the extended open beta, though, the game will open up to more Quake fans for a limited time.
22, 2011, a magnitude 5.3 quake hit Trinidad, damaging dozens of buildings.
QUAKE designs and manufactures industrial M2M modules for asset tracking and monitoring through satellite, cellular, GPS and other technologies.
Except in the case of local aftershocks, the probability of a new large quake occurring isn't related to past global quakes.
Another quake of a similar size--maybe an aftershock, or maybe a separate quake along a different portion of the same fault zone--rumbled on January 23, 1812.
A spokeswoman for the city of Coos Bay police department also said there were no reports received from residents who felt the quake or suffered personal injury or property damage.
The powerful quake was recorded on the border of Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan in the morning of October 10.According to U.S.
Summary: Yushu, Qinghai, April 18, 2010, SPA -- Soldiers from the Chinese People&'s Liberation Army (PLA) have rescued 1,200 people and treated more than 8,700 injured in the quake zone as of 12:00 a.m.
PORT AU PRINCE, January 13, 2010 (Balochistan Times): A powerful 7.0 magnitude quake rocked the impoverished Caribbean nation of Haiti Tuesday, toppling buildings and causing widespread damage and panic.
The Quake[R]'s simple, two-part design enables the user to easily and quickly disassemble and reassemble the Quake for cleaning.