Earthquake [noun]

Definition of Earthquake:

tremor from inside the earth

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Continuous buildup of carbon dioxide underground, he says, could drive earthquakes, which fracture Earth’s crust and allow more CO2 to creep upward, which in turn generates more quakes.

When they do, they can raise up mountains, cause earthquakes — and open up volcanoes.

Phenomena like earthquakes and ocean tides continually knock Earth’s rotation off-kilter, requiring constant correction of GPS satellite signals.

While this is not the first time Ghana’s capital has experienced earth tremor, the frequency and intensity of recent tremors have left many residents worried about an imminent major earthquake.

Christchurch, New Zealand, transitioned to telework after earthquakes rocked the country in 2010 and 2012.

Circulating groundwater triggered a four-year-long swarm of tiny earthquakes that rumbled beneath the Southern California town of Cahuilla, researchers report in the June 19 Science.

When an earthquake rumbles or a volcano erupts undersea, it can cause small waves on the water’s surface.

Once a month or so, though, there is a major earthquake somewhere on the planet.

An earthquake or volcano in one place doesn’t trigger other ones far away.

An earthquake completely destroyed Schiraz in Persia; 12,000 lives were lost.