What Is an Aftershock?

Answer

An aftershock usually happens following an earthquake. Aftershocks are a series of tremors and aftershocks can be just as dangerous as an earthquake.
Q&A Related to "What Is an Aftershock"
An earthquake that occurs after a larger earthquake in the same area
http://wiki.answers.com/Q/Hat+is+an+aftershock
Aftershock:1:a tremor (or one of a series of tremors) occurring after the main shock of an
http://www.chacha.com/question/what-is-aftershock
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!
http://www.kgbanswers.com/what-are-aftershocks/474...
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
http://www.quora.com/What-is-the-difference-betwee...
2 Additional Answers
Ask.com Answer for: what is an aftershock
af·ter·shock
[af-ter-shok, ahf-]
NOUN
1.
a small earthquake or tremor that follows a major earthquake.
2.
the effect, result, or repercussion of an event; aftermath; consequence: The aftershock of the bankruptcy was felt throughout the financial community.
Source: Dictionary.com
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.
About -  Privacy -  Careers -  Ask Blog -  Mobile -  Help -  Feedback  -  Sitemap  © 2015 Ask.com