Examples of earthquake in a Sentence
a building destroyed by earthquake
the San Andreas Fault is notorious for its earthquakes
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For example, the 1995 Kobe earthquake in Japan was a terrible tragedy, killing more than 6,000 people.
The death toll from the earthquake in Mexico has risen above 325, so help is needed.
The 1985 earthquake was 30 times more powerful than the one on Tuesday.
The earthquake that struck southern Mexico on September 7th, killing at least 90 people in the states of Oaxaca and Chiapas, was one of the strongest ever recorded in the country, with a magnitude of 8.1.
What makes an earthquake terrifying is self-evident.
President Enrique Peña Nieto said last night's earthquake was the strongest Mexico has experienced in 100 years.
On Friday, Mexico was hit by the strongest earthquake in a century.
After a wing of the Enrique Rebsamen primary and secondary school collapsed in Tuesday’s magnitude-7.1 earthquake, rescuers dug at the pile of rubble and soldiers wedged in wooden beams to try to prevent it from crumbling further.
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