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Google previewExtreme Environmental Events (2010)

Complexity in Forecasting and Early Warning by Robert A. Meyers

The simplest stochastic model for aftershocks is that suggested by Ieffreys in [44], namely an inhomogeneous ...

Google previewThe Violence of Scripture (2012)

Overcoming the Old Testament's Troubling Legacy by Eric A. Seibert

Violence One reason the conquest narrative has done so much harm and has had such negative aftershocks is that killing Canaanites is portrayed as being divinely sanctioned. For some readers, this makes the act morally unassailable.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Solid Earth Geophysics (2011)

by Harsh Gupta

Earthquakes, Source Theory Propagation of Elastic Waves: Fundamentals Seismic Instrumentation Surface Waves EARTHQUAKE, AFTERSHOCKS Mian Liu1, Seth Stein2 1Department of Geological Sciences, University of Missouri, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Earthquakes and Volcanoes (2009)

by Alexander E. Gates, David Ritchie

Aftershocks can be determined only in retrospect. Typically, seismic events begin with foreshocks, followed by the main shock and finally aftershocks. For example, if a magnitude 6.4 earthquake occurs after a series of foreshocks, it could be ...

Google previewRing of Fire: An Encyclopedia of the Pacific Rim's Earthquakes, Tsunamis, and Volcanoes (2015)

An Encyclopedia of the Pacific Rim's Earthquakes, Tsunamis, and Volcanoes by Bethany D. Rinard Hinga Ph.D.

The Prince William Sound, Alaska, earthquake of 1964 and aftershocks, volume IIB and C (pp. 327–338). United States Coast and Geodetic Survey: United States Government Printing Office. National Information Service ...

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 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Environmental Change (2013)

Three Volume Set by John A Matthews

Aftershocks usually have a lesser EARTHQUAKE MAGNITUDE than the main event, although this is not always the case. The devastating Christchurch, New Zealand, earthquake of February 2011 (magnitude 6.2), in which 181 people died ...

Google previewNelson's Encyclopaedia (1907)

Everybody's Book of Reference ... by Frank Moore Colby, George Sandeman

followed by a series of so -called aftershocks, which continue for months or even years. They are very ...

Google previewDisasters and Tragic Events: An Encyclopedia of Catastrophes in American History [2 volumes] (2014)

by Mitchell Newton-Matza

Aftershocks are common with earthquakes. With the Alaska earthquake, these went on for as much as three weeks. The quake itself registered at 9.2, an incredible classification. The aftershocks themselves went as high as 6.2. It was noted ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Earth and Space Science (2010)

by Timothy M. Kusky, Katherine E. Cullen

The aftershocks continued for months, gradually diminishing in strength but with more than 12,000 aftershocks stronger than 3.5 measured over the next three months. The shaking caused widespread destruction in southern Alaska, damage ...

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 ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Geography (2015)

by Susan Mayhew

Aftershocks result from static stress changes and 'dynamic' stresses (transient, oscillatory stress changes), that can weaken faults. Such dynamically weakened faults may fail ...

Google previewWomen's Lives around the World: A Global Encyclopedia [4 volumes] (2018)

by Susan M. Shaw, Nancy Staton Barbour, Patti Duncan Ph.D., Kryn Freehling-Burton, Jane Nichols

Postquake “Gender Aftershocks” Women and girls experienced “gender aftershocks” after the 2010 earthquake: a tripling of the pregnancy rate, increased reports of rape, and increased reports of transactional sex and prostitution.

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