Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Earthquake"

The meaning of "Earthquake" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does The earthquake causes the ground to move mean?
A: "causes" is present tense, "caused" is past tense.

If the ground is shaking right now, "causes".

If the ground was shaking, but is not shaking any more, "caused".
Q: What does I am missing d earthquake, I think. mean?
A: I did hear about the earthquake! I have many friends in Osaka and they had to go back home as the university closed for one week. It is really really sad that this happenned. I apologise that I am unable to help you with this as the sentence is incomplete. I also hope that you are safe!
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Q: What does both and earthquake mean?
A: Both significa "ambos" e earthquake significa "terremoto"
Q: What does earthquakes mean?
A: terremoto.

Example sentences using "Earthquake"

Q: Please show me example sentences with earthquake.
A: Earthquake は名詞です。名詞の使い方だけ使えます。
例文:
1. There was a strong earthquake in Japan two days ago.
2. The earthquake's aftermath was devastating to the villagers.
3. The earthquake caused landslides.
4. I don't want an earthquake to happen.
5. Earthquakes are scary.
Q: Please show me example sentences with earthquakes.
A: that devastating earthquake caused several casualties.
Q: Please show me example sentences with earthquake .
A: Our city was destroyed by an earthquake.

Synonyms of "Earthquake" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between I'm so sorry for the victims of the earthquake and tsunami. and I'm so sorry to the victims of the earthquake and tsunami. ?
A: It’s understandable but “to” would only be used with sorry if you were saying something like “I am saying sorry to/ I wanted to say sorry to...”.

Otherwise in natural English we say “sorry for” or “sorry about” both to express an apology or sympathy - “I feel sorry for/about...” or “I am sorry for/about...”
Q: What is the difference between In 2011, we had a huge earthquake in my country, causing that all the transportation in the city has been damaged. and In 2011, we had a huge earthquake in my country, causing that the all transportation in the city has been damaged. ?
A: The sentence should be "In 2011, we had a huge earthquake in my country, causing all transportation in the city to become damaged."

You can also say:

"In 2011, we had a huge earthquake in my country, causing all the transportation in the city to become damaged."

Both of the sentences still mean the same thing.

The reason why "All the transportation" is correct is because
"The" is a determiner. Determiners are used before nouns.
In this case transportation is the noun in the sentence.
Q: What is the difference between earthquake and seismic ?
A: Earthquake is a noun and seismic is an adjective.

The earthquake in Chile in 1960 was the largest seismic event in history.
Q: What is the difference between earthquake and seism ?
A: They both mean the same thing.

"Seism" is just the scientific word for "earthquake", like how we get seismograph (an instrument that measures earthquakes).

We use "earthquake" more often.
Q: What is the difference between If there was an earthquake, this bookshelf would fall forward. and Should there be an earthquake, this bookshelf would fall forward. ?
A: "Should there be" is just more formal, both sentences have the same meaning.

Translations of "Earthquake"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? earthquake
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? Did you notice the earthquake last night?
A: Did you notice the earthquake last night?
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? maybe some big earthquake will come to Japan really soon.
A: A big earthquake might hit Japan soon.

Other questions about "Earthquake"

Q: The earthquake has happened in Kyushu. Does this sound natural?
A: @fairlady27: ❌ - A earthquake...
✔️ - An earthquake...

"The earthquake that happened in Kyushu" is a phrase and is not a complete independent sentence.
Q: I really hate earthquake. Does this sound natural?
A: I really hate earthquakes.
Q: After the large earthquake, they noticed me that they are safe. Does this sound natural?
A: "they were safe" or "they survived" would be fine.

But I think you need to change "noticed".

"After the large earthquake, they messaged me that they were safe."
Q: There occur earthquakes more frequently in Japan than Australia. Does this sound natural?
A: "Earthquakes occur more frequently in Japan than Australia."
の方が自然ですね。
Q: We can't predict when earthquake happen. Does this sound natural?
A: We can't predict when an earthquake will happen.

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