aftershock


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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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The aftershock failed to stop the meeting on the second floor of Ormoc City Hall to discuss the damage in the city and nearby Kananga town caused by the July 6 tremor.
In his words it is not unusual that today's earthquake is related to the May tremor because it was very strong and even then seismologists predicted aftershocks may continue for months.
Some 1,400 aftershocks have been recorded since the 7.
Although it was less powerful than Ring had prophesied it to be and came 10 hours late, it was the biggest aftershock since February's disaster, leading some to claim that "Moon man" had been vindicated.
As of Sunday night, more than 150 aftershocks measuring 5 or higher on the
6 magnitude aftershock caused two churches to collapse and put historical buildings still standing after Monday's quake at risk.
6-magnitude aftershock was centred 85 miles north of Islamabad, near the epicentre of Saturday's 7.
There aftershock was the strongest since last Sunday's magnitude 9.
MORE DEVASTATION: Rescuers claw their way through the rubble of a collapsed building in a bid to find survivors of the fierce aftershock
Casualties from Aftershock include Daniel Hopkins, 20, who died from alcohol poisoning after consuming ten shots in a nightclub.
Just hours before her funeral yesterday, Marianne's mum Alyson said her daughter would still be alive is she hadn't been drinking Aftershock.