seaquake

noun
sea·​quake | \ ˈsē-ˌkwāk How to pronounce seaquake (audio) \

Definition of seaquake

: a submarine earthquake

First Known Use of seaquake

1680, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for seaquake

sea + earthquake

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The first known use of seaquake was in 1680

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“Seaquake.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/seaquake. Accessed 3 Jul. 2022.

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