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aftershock

one of a series of minor tremors occurring after the main shock of an earthquake

aftershock

[′af·tər‚shäk]
(geophysics)
A small earthquake following a larger earthquake and originating at or near the larger earthquake's epicenter.
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I was in Chile working with Aftershock director Nicolas Lopez, and was pulled over by traffic cops with the actress Lorenza Isso.
Several residents are still waiting outside their homes and offices after hearing that there could be stronger aftershocks in a while.
The final went really well and it was great to have acts on the main stage with Aftershock, a pop punk band from Durham, winning.
The area was still being jolted by aftershocks yesterday, raising fears of more injuries.
But, here's one thing I learned growing up in the land of earthquakes: unlike the changes made by the earthquake itself, aftershocks don't last forever.
9) occurred 80 days after the mainshock the activity moved northwards again where another strong aftershock occurred at 29.
Concerns over magnitude 6 to 7-level aftershock occurrences still remain.
stocks that initially took a battering from the aftershock, which caused widespread blackouts, both indexes fell at the outset of trading as investors grew wary that the latest quake -- the biggest aftershock since the March 11 magnitude 9.
Workers struggling to bring the plant under control were evacuated soon after the aftershock struck, shortly before midnight.
Workers struggling to bring the facility under control were evacuated after the aftershock hit, shortly before midnight.
JAPAN has been rattled by a strong aftershock and tsunami warning, nearly a month after a devastating earthquake and tsunami flattened the north-eastern coast.
27 /PRNewswire/ -- China Lion Film Distribution is set to release the blockbuster movie Aftershock (Tangshan Dadizheng) across select AMC Theatres in North America on October 29th.