What is another word for macro seisms?

17 synonyms found


[ mˈakɹə͡ʊ sˈa͡ɪzəmz], [ mˈakɹə‍ʊ sˈa‍ɪzəmz], [ m_ˈa_k_ɹ_əʊ s_ˈaɪ_z_ə_m_z]

Macro seisms, also known as earthquakes, can be described in various ways using synonyms. These include seismic tremors, temblors, quakes, shakes, vibrations, and the more technical term, seismic events. These synonyms often differ in their connotations and nuances, yet all refer to the movement of the earth's crust resulting from energy released from tectonic plates. Depending on their magnitude, macro seisms can have devastating effects, causing landslides, tsunamis, and widespread damage to infrastructure. Though scientists continue to study and monitor seismic activity, predicting and preparing for macro seisms remains a complex and challenging task, highlighting the importance of ongoing research in this field.

Related words: earthquake, tectonic plates, seismic waves, seismograph, earthquake waves, earthquakes and tsunamis, seismologist

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    How to use "Macro seisms" in context?

    Macro-seismicity is the study of earthquakes of magnitude 6.0 and greater.Compared to micro earthquakes, larger earthquakes tend to have a widerarray of occurring ground motion types and magnitudes, suggesting a greater complexity in their source Lisbon earthquake . Macro-seismicity is also the most common type of seismic activity, with almost two-thirds of all recordedearthquakes of magnitude 7.0 or greater beingmacro-seismic events.

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