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When a quake does hit, modern early warning systems can help people brace for shaking.
Other robots use lasers to scout below the surface of Mars to find out what they are made of — and if there are quakes.
The overwhelming majority of the destruction came from the flames, not the quake.
Most of the quakes were far too small to be felt but were detectable by the sensors.
This is a quake that measures 7 or more on the Richter scale.
I could feel a quake go through him as a tree which has just been cut throbs before it falls.
KARI THE ELEPHANTDHAN GOPAL MUKERJI
Your Court is made up of owls who fear the light, of old men who quake in the presence of the young, or who simply disregard them.
Z. MARCASHONORE DE BALZAC
It made him quake to think that she might suddenly see out of those dear, blind eyes.
THE HIDDEN PLACESBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
"That was an awful big quake," replied Zeb, with a white face.
He was, I think, the only man in Thrums who did not quake when the minister looked at him.
AULD LICHT IDYLLSJ. M. BARRIE

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