earthquake zone

earthquake zone
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Англо-русский словарь по ядерным испытаниям и горному делу. 2013.

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  • zone — I UK [zəʊn] / US [zoʊn] noun [countable] Word forms zone : singular zone plural zones ** an area that has an important or typical feature the coastal/earthquake zone the danger zone: Climbing another 50 feet would bring her out of the danger zone …   English dictionary

  • zone — zone1 [ zoun ] noun count ** an area that has an important or typical feature: the coastal/earthquake zone a. an area where a particular activity is allowed or not allowed: a combat zone a loading zone b. an area where only particular people are… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • earthquake — earth|quake [ˈə:θkweık US ˈə:rθ ] n a sudden shaking of the earth s surface that often causes a lot of damage ▪ An earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale struck southern California on June 28. ▪ The city is in an earthquake zone …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • zone*/ — [zəʊn] noun [C] an area where a particular thing happens an earthquake zone[/ex] a traffic free zone[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • Earthquake preparedness — refers to a variety of measures designed to help individuals, businesses, and local and state governments in earthquake prone areas to prepare for significant earthquakes. Preparedness measures are part of the emergency management cycle, and can… …   Wikipedia

  • EARTHQUAKE — EARTHQUAKE, ground vibrations produced generally by a sudden subterranean occurrence. Accounts of destructive earthquakes extend far into antiquity. In biblical times earthquakes, like thunder and other natural cataclysms, were regarded as… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Earthquake — For other uses, see Earthquake (disambiguation). Global earthquake epicenters, 1963–1998 …   Wikipedia

  • Earthquake hazard zoning of India — The Indian subcontinent had a long history of devastating earthquakes. The major reason for the high frequency and intensity of the earthquakes is that India continues to drive into Asia at a rate of appromately 47 mm/year [ cite web title =… …   Wikipedia

  • 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake — Earthquake title = 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake date = December 26, 2004 depth = 30 km (19 mi) location = coord|3.316|N|95.854|E|type:landmark scale:50000000|display=inline,title Tsunami strikes Ao Nang, Thailand. type = undersea (subduction)… …   Wikipedia

  • earthquake — /errth kwayk /, n. 1. a series of vibrations induced in the earth s crust by the abrupt rupture and rebound of rocks in which elastic strain has been slowly accumulating. 2. something that is severely disruptive; upheaval. [1300 50; ME erthequake …   Universalium

  • 1959 Yellowstone earthquake — earthquake title= 1959 Yellowstone earthquake date= August 17, 1959 magnitude = 7.3 7.5 Mw depth = Unknown location= 15 miles North of Yellowstone, Montana countries affected = southwestern Montana, Idaho, Wyoming casualties = 28+ dead|The 1959… …   Wikipedia

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