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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 ...

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 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 previewEncyclopedia of Environmental Change (2013)

Three Volume Set by John A Matthews

there were five aftershocks with magnitudes of around 6 within 30 minutes of the main shock, and there were 21 aftershocks of magnitude greater than 5 within a few days.

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 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 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 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 Law Enforcement (2005)

by Larry E. Sullivan

Aftershocks. and. a. Shifting. Landscape. 1993 IN REVIEW Mega-Events and the Fears of Everyday Life. On April 29 at 3:30 P.M. Pacific time, the law enforcement community went into red alert as riots erupted in response to the acquittal of ...

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 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 ...

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