earth tremor


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earth tremor

[′ərth ‚trem·ər]
(geophysics)
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Jacobs has a writer's eye: disturbed by an earth tremor, he wakes certain "that a giant bird had flown into the room", and in an encounter with a magical realist is told that everything that's happened to him should really be a novel; one in which "the grandfather learns at last to dance, and finds that he is dead".
Although the possibility of a freak earth tremor wreaking havoc in Dublin is unlikely, Ireland must still update its building regulations.
host is suggesting hiding a packed bag for your get-away Unexpected as an earth tremor your mind gives a lurch Your thoughts spring to What if he finds it Heartbeat speeds up You are scooped into a near-forgotten time zone and briefly held there the fear as solid as
TUNIS (TAP) - An earth tremor measuring 3 degrees on the Richter scale was registered, Saturday, at 6.
Manama: April 16 -- (BNA)-- The Ministry of Interior announced that the main operations room received telephone calls from a number of citizens in the Kingdom of Bahrain's northern parts in which they said that they had felt an earth tremor however no material damage or human casualty was reported so far.
1 year ago EXPERTS said a mysterious earth tremor could have been an earthquake - or even a sonic boom.
The windows shook in their frame but as an earth tremor it wasn't very strong.
Of his rivals, Shrapnel is limited, Sin Palo ran a shocker last time and Earth Tremor is rated 13lb below the selection.
4-magnitude earth tremor was felt Tuesday morning in the northern province of Chefchaouen, the Moroccan Geophysics Institute said.
A spokesman said: "Police began receiving reports from members of the public of an earth tremor in south Cumbria at 11.
ALL SHOOK UP: A woman who lay unconscious after being run over by a car in Italy has been jolted out of her coma by an earth tremor.
At first I thought it was just a loud clap of thunder but when the furniture started shaking I realised it must be some sort of earth tremor.