Example sentences for: aftershocks

How can you use “aftershocks” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • --Homeless Turkish carpenter Yusuf Okul, who often wields a hammer, reacts to recent aftershocks.

  • In fact, seismologists have a rough method for predicting the number of aftershocks on a given day: It declines in inverse proportion to the time since the mainshock (i.e., day four has one-fourth the number of quakes as day one).

  • Thousands of people were left homeless, and countless churches and public buildings were forced to close as aftershocks continued through the early days of October.

  • There have been more than 6,000 aftershocks, including one that registered 6.8.

  • The New York Times and the Los Angeles Times lead with the political and public health aftershocks of the earthquake in Turkey.

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