earth tremor

Definitions of earth tremor
  1. noun
    a small earthquake
    synonyms: microseism, tremor
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    types:
    aftershock
    a tremor (or one of a series of tremors) occurring after the main shock of an earthquake
    foreshock
    a tremor preceding an earthquake
    type of:
    earthquake, quake, seism, temblor
    shaking and vibration at the surface of the earth resulting from underground movement along a fault plane of from volcanic activity
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