seismism

[ sahyz-miz-uh m, sahys- ]
/ ˈsaɪz mɪz əm, ˈsaɪs- /

noun

the natural activity or group of phenomena associated with earthquakes.

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Origin of seismism

First recorded in 1900–05; seism + -ism
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