What Is an Aftershock?

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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 earthquake that occurs after a larger earthquake in the same area
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The earth's underground plates have moved over, around and under each other for millions of years. This unseen activity goes awry when plates collide, causing pressure to rupture
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Aftershock:1:a tremor (or one of a series of tremors) occurring after the main shock of an
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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!
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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.
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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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