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According to the Southern California Earthquake Center (SCEC), the difference between an earthquake, also known as the mainshock, and an aftershock is that an aftershock follows closely in the wake of a larger earthquake and in approximately the same area as that earthquake. Earthquakes are usually


News A deadly earthquake — the biggest in the region since 1934 — struck Nepal on Saturday morning, killing more than 1,000 people in and around the capital of Kathmandu. Not much later, tons of aftershocks tore through the area, making a terrible situation even worse. Officials expect aftershocks w


Multiple strong and damaging earthquakes are wreaking havoc on Puerto Rico. And geoscientists forecast dozens more strong aftershocks are likely in the area. By Richard Aster - Colorado State University 15 January 2020 Multiple strong and damaging earthquakes in southern Puerto Rico starting around


Learn what to do to stay safe during an earthquake and after an earthquake, especially when traveling in California. Updated 09/16/19 David Fischer/Stockbyte/Getty Images Earthquake safety should not be a big concern when traveling, but in the unlikely event that an earthquake does occur, it doesn't


News Saturday's devastating 7.8-magnitude earthquake in Nepal and the aftershocks in the days following have put a country on alert and its people in fear. The death toll rose to 3,218 people on Monday, according to Nepal authorities, and nearly 6,000 have been injured. These numbers will likely ris


News As relief efforts continue and foreign aid enters the country, Nepal is reeling from Saturday’s devastating earthquake that left more than 2,200 people dead. The government, grappling with badly damaged infrastructure and more than 5,000 injured, has declared a state of emergency. Patients are


Earthquakes are natural ground motions caused as the Earth releases energy. Earthquakes are natural ground motions caused as the Earth releases energy. The science of earthquakes is seismology, "study of shaking" in scientific Greek. Earthquake energy comes from the stresses of plate tectonics. As p


Yesterday's nasty Q3 financial report from Nokia (NOK) continues to have ripple effects, and the stock remains under pressure.undefined To review: The company yesterday reported unexpected weakness in both the smart phone market and its Nokia Siemens equipment joint venture. Nokia is losing market


Western capitals aren’t just worried about the risk of a resurgence in coronavirus cases. Western capitals aren’t just worried about the risk of a resurgence in coronavirus cases. With most European countries confident that they are past the worst of the coronavirus pandemic, their attention is turn


About 15% of women have multiple orgasms, some of which feel like one big orgasm with a few smaller aftershocks. But what are they really?