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Synonyms for seaquake

an earthquake at the sea bed

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The hydrodynamic force induced by earthquake excitations is formulated to simulate real seaquake conditions.
(1997) Effects of seaquake on coastal floating structure.
A seaquake off the Norwegian coast on August 30 could be to blame after postmortems on 16 others that died in the pod did not show obvious signs of disease.
On the other hand, the clean blue-and-white of water emerges more strongly in other work from about 2000 onward, washing the square tile/canvas free of its meat and filth: in Varejao's giant azulejo panels in the form of Hiroshige-like waves, grouped in large installations, such as Celacanto provoca maremoto (Coelacanth Provokes Seaquake), 2004-2008--installed in the pavilion dedicated to Varejao at the art-garden estate of Inhotim in Brumadinho--which is like a huge puzzle with all its pieces out of order.
Daniel Samper brings up a valid question in the introduction to the elegant anthology of Cepeda's work he published in 2001 when he asks whether the author produced in spite of "the vital seaquake that rumbled within his talent," or because of it.
An even worse case, a seaquake that massively releases methane clathrates from the deep seabed could overpower all the carbon dioxide emission cuts.
petrochemical plant 2,068 220,000 12/26/2004 Seaquake (MW 9.0): Indonesia, tsunamis Thailand 2,024 0 8/29/1979 Hurricane Frederic U.S.
Caspar Henderson has observed how natural defences against a seaquake such as mangrove swamps, coral reefs and sand dunes have been cleared away to make room for commercial hotels and resorts.