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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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Also between 2,5 and 3,0 magnitudes of aftershocks rocked the region.
Although there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage, seismologists warn residents to prepare for the possibility of strong aftershocks.
The only film I just acted in was Piranha 3DD, and when I was shooting Aftershock I was a writer and producer, as well as acting.
Dubai officials have requested residents not to stay out anticipating aftershocks.
Having whittled it down from more than 300 acts, judges selected AfterShock, Dynamo, Below The Bridge, Black Nevada, Jamie Lee Harrison, Public Secret, Kiss Your Commander, Harwood Drive, Qualia, Face The Republic, Silva Method and Fallen Mafia for the final line-up.
USGS geophysicist Susan Hoover said an even larger aftershock - a magnitude 6.
Survivors of two earthquakes in China were desperately waiting for more aid to arrive on Sunday as aftershocks hindered rescue efforts.
The aftershocks of the Women's Health Initiative are still happening.
The term 'local migration' has been used to denote a strong aftershock's horizontal movement during a sequence; the term 'jumping' has been used to denote a strong aftershock's vertical movement The term strong aftershock in this paper means the aftershocks which were felt in at least three towns in the study area Because all strong aftershocks occurred at a shallow depth not exceeding 20 km, all aftershocks having Md 4.
Washington, Jumada I 10, 1433, Apr 2, 2012, SPA -- A strong apparent aftershock from a powerful earthquake late last month shook Mexico Monday, officials said.
The focus of the quake, which is believed to be an aftershock of the March 11 killer quake, was off the coast of Fukushima Prefecture at a depth of about 57 kilometers, according to the agency.
There has since been at least one aftershock measuring 3.
Tokyo stocks advanced Friday morning on bargain hunting by investors as the market felt little impact from a strong aftershock that jolted northeastern Japan the night before.
Summary: TOKYO: A major aftershock rocked northeast Japan Thursday and a tsunami warning was issued for the coast devastated by last month's massive quake and tsunami that crippled a nuclear power plant.
A MAJOR aftershock rocked Japan yesterday and a tsunami warning was issued.