earthquake
earthquake(
uhrth
-
kweyk
)
noun
1. (general) 
The Mexico City earthquake of 1985 was devastating.El terremoto de la Ciudad de México de 1985 fue devastador.
An earthquake measuring less than 3.0 on the Richter scale is barely felt.Un temblor de menos de 3.0 en la escala de Richter casi no se siente.
c. el sismo (M) 
My grandfather wants to build an earthquake-proof house.Mi abuelo quiere construir una casa a prueba de sismos.
d. el seísmo (M) (Spain) 
An earthquake measuring 5.1 shook the Iberian Peninsula.Un seísmo de 5.1 hizo temblar la península Ibérica.
earthquake
Noun
1. (also fig) 
a. el terremoto (M) 
earthquake [ˈɜːθkweɪk]
noun
terremoto (m)
Phrases with "earthquake"
Here are the most popular phrases with "earthquake." Click the phrases to see the full entry.
there was an earthquake
hubo un terremoto
the earthquake destroyed the city
el terremoto destruyó la ciudad
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