earth tremor


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earth tremor

[′ərth ‚trem·ər]
(geophysics)
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class="MsoNormalAccording to Longman dictionary, an earth tremor is a small earthquake in which the ground shakes slightly.
Residents reported windows shaking, dogs going wild, a series of flashes in the night sky, earth tremors and loud bangs throughout the day.
Lhasa, Jumada II 13, 1435, Apr 13, 2014, SPA -- A trunk road linking Tibet with neighboring Sichuan Province was blocked by a landslide Sunday morning, after a minor earth tremor hit Nyingchi Region in Tibet.
Some players were also awoken by a shallow earth tremor in the early hours of the morning.
'Earthquake' was caused by subsidence ABOUT 20 families were forced to leave their homes in Cleveland Street, Liverton Mines, when an earth tremor caused by mine subsidence struck the village.
Luke Morris Jockey Robemaker 3.10 Chester Hes eems toe njoy cutinthe groundandisni celyd rawn soh opefully he'll runa big race Mark Tompkins Trainer KathleenFran ces 2.00 Chester The ground will bei n her favourandthetrackshould be finea s its eems tos uita lot ofm y runners James Doyle Jockey Pintura 2.35 Chester He'sg otag oodd raw,h is formi s okayandFranny Norton ridest het rack veryw ell Tim Vaughan Trainer Earth Tremor 6.05 Worcester He'sc ome overfromIreland, conditionsa rei nhis favour and hopefullyh e'll runa big race Paul Deegan Trainer Red Sea Poll 2.30 Navan I've two horses in this race, butIthinkthis fillyis my best chance of a winner because she''lll ovethe ground
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
(TAP) -- An earth tremor measuring 3.11 degrees on the Richter scale was recorded on Sunday at 12:08 p.m.
THE House of Representatives on Wednesday resolved to ascertain the level of monitoring and compliance with world global standards in blasting, mining and borehole drilling as result of the re occurrence of earth tremor in the nation's Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Abuja and its environs.
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.