What Is an Aftershock?


An aftershock usually happens following an earthquake. Aftershocks are a series of tremors and aftershocks can be just as dangerous as an earthquake.
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An aftershock is an earthquake that occurs after a previous earthquake (the main shock). It last as long as 10 years depending on the intensity. Ask us 24/7!
Earthquakes that happen after, and. in the vicinity of the main (largest) earthquake are considered. aftershocks. (foreshocks, if they happen before the main earthquake) What defines
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[af-ter-shok, ahf-]
a small earthquake or tremor that follows a major earthquake.
the effect, result, or repercussion of an event; aftermath; consequence: The aftershock of the bankruptcy was felt throughout the financial community.
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An aftershock is a smaller Earthquake that takes place after a larger Earthquake has previously taken place. This occurs when the Earth's crust adjusts to the effects of the main shock.
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