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.

  • 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.

  • In 1866, Congress began to act on its responsibility to guard against the aftershocks of slavery by prohibiting discrimination in all facilities open to the public.

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

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


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