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essaimage sismique

English translation: seismic swarm

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French term or phrase:essaimage sismique
English translation:seismic swarm
Entered by: Barbara Cochran, MFA
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03:06 Jan 18, 2008
French to English translations [PRO]
Science (general) / Earthquakes/Tremors
French term or phrase: essaimage sismique
Description of earthquakes' effect on the Emperor's houses.

Contexte:

"'Il faut ajouter à cela aussi un tremblement fréquent du palais d'Aquisgranum et des maisons dans lesquelles il (Charles) se trouvait et un grincement continu de plafonds.' C'est une description très exacte d'un episode **d'essaimage sismique** typique de l'Italie Centrale et Méridionale."

Merci beaucoup!

femme
Barbara Cochran, MFA
United States
Local time: 20:43
seismic swarm
Explanation:
DDM (Department of Disaster Management) Explanation Of Seismic Activity


"A seismic swarm is a group of earthquakes that occurs in the same place, share similar characteristics such as depth and magnitude, and occur in a determined period of time. For example, in 2006 between January 12th & 13th a seismic swarm, which consisted of 39 earthquake events, took place in the Sombrero Seismic zone. In 2005 between January 2nd and 7th a seismic swarm, which consisted of 33 seismic events took place in the same zone."

Here's the link:
http://www.cdera.org/cunews/news/bvi/article_1716.php
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Local time: 20:43
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seismic swarm


Explanation:
DDM (Department of Disaster Management) Explanation Of Seismic Activity


"A seismic swarm is a group of earthquakes that occurs in the same place, share similar characteristics such as depth and magnitude, and occur in a determined period of time. For example, in 2006 between January 12th & 13th a seismic swarm, which consisted of 39 earthquake events, took place in the Sombrero Seismic zone. In 2005 between January 2nd and 7th a seismic swarm, which consisted of 33 seismic events took place in the same zone."

Here's the link:
http://www.cdera.org/cunews/news/bvi/article_1716.php


Olga Layer
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