Examples of earthquake in a Sentence
a building destroyed by earthquake
the San Andreas Fault is notorious for its earthquakes
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TOKYO — In earthquake-prone Japan, people have grown accustomed to seeing regular alerts on television and their cellphones advising them to seek cover or move inland in advance of a tsunami.
In a spirit-lifting campaign, city leaders exhorted that if Chicago could come back from its fire and San Francisco from its earthquake, so could Louisville thrive after the Great Flood of ’37.
The Salton Sea sits right on the San Andreas Fault and late last year, there was a swarm of almost 200 earthquakes directly beneath it over a couple days.
Shallow earthquakes tend to cause more damage than deeper ones.
Upon completion, Huff says the house will withstand an earthquake, bomb blast and a direct hit from an F-5 tornado.
Another was a Category Three hurricane hitting Galveston, Texas; a third was a major earthquake in the Pacific Northwest that, among other things, shut off the power.
A magnitude 3.1 earthquake occurred at 11:23 a.m. on Monday, roughly 16 miles east-northeast of Pine Valley, in the Tierra Blanca Mountains of San Diego County.
A massive earthquake in Greece has killed at least two people and injured more than 120 others.
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