aftershock


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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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Phivolcs said the quake was an aftershock of the magnitude 5.5 quake that hit the province last July 13.
MANILA, July 27 (Reuters) -- An earthquakeand aftershocks struck islands off the north of the Philippines on Saturday killing eight people and injuring 60, disaster officials said.
Another aftershock, a magnitude 3.6 earthquake, was recorded 33 km.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- California could be hit with a series of large earthquakes after the 7.1 magnitude quake that struck on Friday, and aftershocks could go on for years, a seismologist with the US Geological Survey warned.
USGS is warning about a major 5.4 magnitude aftershock it expects might hit within 24 hours.
The aftershock hit the same region as yesterday's quake about 18 km west of the Searles Valley.
The center says the quake is an aftershock of a magnitude 7.0 Anchorage earthquake that struck on Nov.
Geological Survey said the epicenter of the aftershock was located 9.8 miles north-northwest of Port-de-Paix, the city hard hit by Saturday night's 5.9 magnitude earthquake.
Phoebe DeVries, Post-Doctoral Fellow at Harvard, notes that "although the timing and size of aftershocks has been understood, and explained by established empirical laws, forecasting the locations of these events has proven more challenging."
The aftershock, 2.5-magnitude on the Richter scale, happened at 9:18 a.m.
MORE Britons flew into the Greek island of Kos yesterday as it was hit by strong aftershocks following Friday's quake.
7 June 2017 - The FoxNext division of US-based media company 20th Century Fox has acquired California, US-based mobile games creator Aftershock to expand its capabilities in the mobile gaming market, the company said.
Moreover, in order to better guarantee the security and integrity of NPP structures and facilities, it is necessary and important to investigate the dynamic response of NPPs with base isolation and quantify the adverse aftershock effect and damaging aftershock sequences.
Although the consequence of aftershock has been reported after many earthquake events, the structural response with SFSI in the aftershock event has not been studied.
3,0 magnitude of aftershock in Yayladamy neighborhood of Hekimhan district at 02:33 a.m., 2,7 magnitude of aftershock in Sarykyz neighborhood at 02:34 a.m.