Meaning of coseismal in English:

coseismal

Pronunciation /kəʊˈsʌɪzm(ə)l/

See synonyms for coseismal

adjective

  • Relating to or denoting points on the earth's surface affected by an earthquake simultaneously.

    ‘The purpose of the coseismal curves based upon these records is in general two - fold.’
    • ‘Several of Bull's research sites are within Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks since they are close enough to the San Andreas Fault for coseismal rock falls.’
    • ‘The field oscillation measurements allow to discover coseismal, near seismic and pre-seismic electromagnetism.’

noun

  • A line on a map connecting coseismal points.

    • ‘The rupture has declared itself in an unmistakable rift observable at the surface, and coseismals are therefore unnecessary for the determination if this important factor.’

Origin

Mid 19th century from co-‘jointly’ + seismal (from Greek seismos ‘earthquake’, from seien ‘to shake’).