Example sentences for: aftershocks

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

  • 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).

  • Experts estimate that 90 percent of aftershocks are below 3 on the Richter scale, and not generally perceived by people.

  • But most aftershocks happen soon after the primary quake.

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

  • There have been more than 250 aftershocks.


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