earthquake noun

ADJ. big, great, huge, major, massive, severe | minor, small

EARTHQUAKE + VERB happen, hit sth, occur, strike (sth) The earthquake hit the city at two in the morning. | shake sth The earthquake shook buildings throughout the business district. | destroy sth, devastate sth, kill sb, leave sb homeless | measure sth an earthquake measuring 5.8 on the Richter scale

EARTHQUAKE + NOUN zone

PREP. in a/the ~ The block of flats was destroyed in an earthquake.

PHRASES the epicentre of an earthquake, the magnitude of an earthquake

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