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Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Nepal (2017)

by Nanda R. Shrestha

Once again, in early 2015, Nepal suffered its predictable fate as it was shattered by two major earthquakes and many more frequent aftershocks, lasting many months. The one that attracted the most international attention was the initial earthquake of 25 April , with a magnitude of 7.8. It was subsequently followed by many ongoing aftershocks and another major earthquake about a month later, with a magnitude of 7.3.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Earth and Space Science (2010)

by Timothy M. Kusky, Katherine E. Cullen

in the 24 hours after the main earthquake rupture, 28 large aftershocks (10 larger than magnitude 6) hit the region, with ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Business in Today's World (2009)

by Charles Wankel

6-magnitude earthquake, followed by five strong aftershocks. Serious damage was evident throughout the country, thousands were killed, and infrastructure was damaged. In the days following the earthquake, the computer industry faced troubles internationally, because Taiwan was one of the largest sources of computer chips. The computer chip industry of Taiwan was ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Physical Geography (2015)

by David S. G. Thomas

Aftershocks generally decrease in frequency over time but may occur over a period of several days or months. (See also EARTHQUAKE.) ageostrophic Atmospheric motion in which the horizontal pressure gradient is not balanced with the force (CORIOLIS FORCE) due to the Earth's rotation. In the boundary layer, where friction plays a role, flow is ageostrophic. This permits air to converge into low-pressure regions, creating AGGLOMERATE vertical motion, and generally clouds and ...

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