Example sentences for: aftershocks

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

  • Some faults, such as the San Andreas in Southern California, are seismically active long after a major quake and can experience aftershocks up to a decade later.

  • The day after Taiwan's massive earthquake, newspapers reported that there had already been more than 2,000 aftershocks.

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

  • There have been more than 250 aftershocks.

  • Because the stress is rarely discharged in a single jolt, earthquakes almost always occur in clusters: first, a few small foreshocks; then the strongest quake, or mainshock; then aftershocks.


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