Examples of earthquake in a Sentence
a building destroyed by earthquake
the San Andreas Fault is notorious for its earthquakes
Recent Examples of earthquake from the Web
Facebook first introduced the feature in 2011, and it was mainly used during natural disasters, like earthquakes.
But the reason TPS was granted was because of the earthquake.
SALEM -- Lawmakers on Wednesday unveiled a multi-billion-dollar package to pay for traffic-busting projects, earthquake retrofitting, public transit expansions and more through tax and fee increases.
The agency says an earthquake with a magnitude of 2.6 was recorded Sunday.
Jakarta, Indonesia (AP) -- A strong, shallow earthquake has rocked Indonesia's central Sulawesi province.
The Galaxy won their fourth road game this season, while the Earthquakes (5-5-4) lost for the first time in seven home matches.
A shallow magnitude 3.3 earthquake was reported Thursday morning 12 miles from Malibu, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
The take home message is that Erte Ale a volcano in the Erta Ale range, near Alu, has had a significant eruption with some associated earthquakes to go along with it.
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First Known Use of earthquake
EARTHQUAKE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of earthquake for English Language Learners
: a shaking of a part of the Earth's surface that often causes great damage
EARTHQUAKE Defined for Kids
Definition of earthquake for Students
: a shaking or trembling of a portion of the earth
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