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microearthquake

[mahy-kroh-urth-kweyk]
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noun
  1. an earthquake of very low intensity (magnitude of 2 or less on the Richter scale).
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Origin of microearthquake

First recorded in 1965–70; micro- + earthquake
Also called microtremor.
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