tremblor vs temblor : Common Errors in English

About tremblor vs temblor

Earthquake experts call each vibration produced by an earthquake a “temblor,” derived from the Spanish word for “tremble.” It’s not surprising that many people turn this word into “tremblor,” but journalists and others who may have experts among their readers would be wise to stick with “temblor.”

temblor Meaning(s)

  • (n) shaking and vibration at the surface of the earth resulting from underground movement along a fault plane of from volcanic activity

tremblor in News

  • Peru Earthquake Rattles Capital

    Peru’s earthquake shook some buildings in the capital of Lima on Tuesday afternoon shortly before 2 PM local time. The epicenter of the quake was roughly 22 miles away, as you can see from the map below provided by the US Geological Survey (USGS). The tremblor spread out from a depth of a tad less... Read more » Peru Earthquake Rattles Capital is a post from: The Inquisitr
    on June 19, 2013 Source: The Inquisitr

temblor in News

  1. Bay Bridge’s New Eastern Span Safer In Earthquake Than Old Bridge Say Engineers

    Engineers say the new span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge would be able to handle a large earthquake much better than its aging counterpart which was damaged by the Loma Prieta temblor in 1989.
    on June 7, 2013 Source: CBS San Francisco

  2. New Bay Bridge span much safer than older bridge

    Engineers say the new span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge would be able to handle a large earthquake much better than its aging counterpart which was damaged by the Loma Prieta temblor in 1989.
    on June 7, 2013 Source: Channel 8 San Diego

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