A slight earthquake.
tremor
Make a continuous deep, resonant sound
rumbles
(with reference to a ship) on or on to the bottom in shallow water
Aground
Move or cause to move slowly or rhythmically backwards and forwards or from side to side
sway
size; extent; dimensions:
magnitude
A person who lives somewhere permanently or on a long-term basis
resident
Existing in a material or physical form; not abstract
concrete
Waste or rough fragments of stone, brick, concrete, etc., especially as the debris from the demolition of buildings
rubble
Make fast (a boat) by attaching it by cable or rope to the shore or to an anchor
moored
Suffer (something painful or difficult) patiently
endure
Remove (someone) from a place of danger to a safer place
evacuate
A long, high sea wave caused by an earthquake or other disturbanc
tsunami
The action of saying something to persuade, encourage, or remind someone to do or say something
prompting
The power or right to give orders, make decisions, and enforce obedience
authorities
The central point of something, typically a difficult or unpleasant situation
epicenter
A kind of clay used as a building material
adobe
An area, especially part of a country or the world having definable characteristics but not always fixed boundaries
region