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Earthquake aftershocks


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    • Aftershocks, Earthquake
    • Earthquakes--Aftershocks
    • Earthquakes--Secondary aftershocks
    • Secondary aftershocks of earthquakes
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    • found: Work cat.: Bollinger, G.A. Development of a velocity model for locating aftershocks in the Sierra Pie de Palo region of western Argentina, 1988.
    • found: White, R.A. Preliminary catalog of aftershocks of the Guatemala earthquake of February 4, 1976, 1979.
    • found: Goter, S.K. Aftershocks of the Borah Peak, Idaho, earthquake of 28 October 1983 : catalog of locations and single-event focal mechanisms, 1986.
    • found: Glossary of geology, 1997(aftershock: An earthquake that follows a larger earthquake or main shock and originates at or near the focus of the larger earthquake. Generally, major earthquakes are followed by many aftershocks, which decrease in frequency and magnitude with time. Such a series of aftershocks may last many days for small earthquakes or many months for large ones.)
    • found: McGraw-Hill dict. of sci. and tech. terms, c2003(aftershock [GEOPHYS] A small earthquake following a larger earthquake and originating at or near the larger earthquake's epicenter.)
    • found: USGS Earthquake glossary, via WWW, June 8, 2005(Aftershocks: Earthquakes that follow the largest shock of an earthquake sequence. They are smaller than the mainshock and within 1-2 fault lengths distance from the mainshock fault. Aftershocks can continue over a period of weeks, months, or years. In general, the larger the mainshock, the larger and more numerous the aftershocks, and the longer they will continue.)
    • found: Amer. Heritage dict. of the Engl. lang. c2000(Aftershock 1. A quake of lesser magnitude, usually one of a series, following a large earthquake in the same area.)
    • found: Felzer, K.R. Secondary aftershocks and their importance for aftershock forecasting, 2003, via WWW (PDF), viewed June 8, 2005:abstr. (aftershocks, which can be large and damaging; secondary aftershocks, or aftershocks triggered by previous aftershocks) introd. (aftershocks may produce their own aftershocks, commonly known as secondary aftershocks)
    • found: LC database, June 8, 2005(Aftershock study of the Gediz-Turkey earthquake, 28 March 1970; Prince William Sound, Alaska, earthquake of 1964 and aftershocks; Main shock and aftershock records of the 1999 İzmit & Düzce, Turkey earthquakes; Santa Barbara, California, earthquake of August 13, 1978, and its major aftershocks; Madang earthquake of 31 October 1970 and aftershocks; velocity model for locating aftershocks in the Sierra Pie de Palo region of western Argentina)
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