tremblor vs temblor :

tremblor or 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.”

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