seismic event

seismic event

[′sīz·mik i‚vent]
(geophysics)
An earthquake or a somewhat similar transient earth motion caused by an explosion.
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The tremor comes only two days after a 2.1-scale "micro seismic event" was detected at the Cuadrilla energy site late on Saturday evening, previously the largest tremor ever recorded at the site.
The tremor comes only two days after a 2.1 scale "micro seismic event" was detected at the Cuadrilla energy site late on Saturday evening, previously the largest tremor ever recorded at the site.
Energy firm Cuadrilla said the "micro seismic event" at its site near Blackpool was detected at 11.01pm on Saturday.
Energy firm Cuadrilla said the "micro seismic event" at their site near Blackpool was detected at 11.01pm on Saturday, measuring 2.23 on the Richter scale.
Work was paused for 18 hours while Cuadrilla monitored the site near Blackpool after a "micro seismic event", with a magnitude of 1.55 on Wednesday evening.
Homes that are not retrofitted can actually move off their foundation in a large seismic event.
There is 15-day waiting period for coverage after a seismic event but no moratorium on writing earthquake insurance coverage, regulators say.
He said that on average, a seismic event occurs once every 18 minutes and this cycle can be repeated over the course of dozens of hours, reported CNA.
The new seismic event was too small to provide solid data on the Martian interior, which is one of InSight's main objectives.
People in Kathmandu felt the seismic event, but there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.
The DPWH secretary cited as an example the rehabilitation of several bridges in Metro Manila to make them 'seismic-rated' in preparation just in case of any major seismic event.
(2015) detected ionospheric disturbances 5-7 days before the seismic event in Agra, India.

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