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Daemon
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seaquake

(noun) An earthquake originating under the sea floor.

Synonyms: submarine earthquake

Usage: The scientist developed a mathematical formula which helps understand how seaquakes result in tsunami waves.
kaleem
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"There was a tsunami warnings in Bali following major seaquakes.


worldsclyde
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I would never use this term. The earth under the sea quakes. I know that the sea is part of the earth but the sea is not the part that is responsible for the quake. "Seaquake" is misleading. It may be english now but I didn't vote for it.

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Ellenrita
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worldsclyde wrote:
I would never use this term. The earth under the sea quakes. I know that the sea is part of the earth but the sea is not the part that is responsible for the quake. "Seaquake" is misleading. It may be english now but I didn't vote for it.





I agree. Also is not "tsunami wave" an oxymoron???
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