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a tremor (or one of a series of tremors) occurring after the main shock of an earthquake

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There were constant aftershocks so I didn't really dare stay at home.
The CWB initially reported that the aftershocks from Sunday's quake would decrease in size, however from Monday to Tuesday the opposite occurred.
Nearly 92 percent of the aftershocks had magnitudes between 2.
Britons had slept out on sunloungers in fear of aftershocks following the quake, which killed two.
director of the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology, said the people in Ormoc and the rest of Leyte could experience more aftershocks following last week's quake.
Director General Met Office Ghulam Rasool said, Energy released from 'gaps' causes aftershocks following an earthquake.
The aftershock was recorded at 7:41 am, with its epicentre located at Sindhupalchok district, 75 km northeast of Kathmandu.
3,0 magnitude of aftershock in Yayladamy neighborhood of Hekimhan district at 02:33 a.
Officials said some 64 aftershocks have so far been recorded since Oct 26 when 7.
NEW DELHI May 8 (KUNA) -- Death toll from the recent devastating Nepal earthquake reached 8,413 according to the Nepal Red Cross Society as the country was once again hit by two aftershocks on Friday.
Almost 30 aftershocks have been registered in the northern part of the Aegean Sea after the powerful earthquake which rattled parts of Bulgaria, Greece and Turkey, Saturday.
Summary: Muscat: Nine aftershocks of medium to high intensity were recorded in Oman by the Earthquake .
Dubai officials have requested residents not to stay out anticipating aftershocks.
Survivors of two earthquakes in China were desperately waiting for more aid to arrive on Sunday as aftershocks hindered rescue efforts.
When they come after a real earthquake, aftershocks can stop you in your tracks.