seismology

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Three different types of seismic fault.

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From Ancient Greek σεισμός ‎(seismós, earthquake) and -λογία ‎(-logía, study of).

Noun[edit]

seismology ‎(uncountable)

  1. The study of the vibration of the Earth's interior caused by natural and unnatural sources, such as earthquakes.

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