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Otherwise, I'll never get to play aftershock.
Monday's first earthquake, was followed by a small aftershock some 20 minutes later.
A 5.6 magnitude aftershock woke me up " --An American schoolteacher in Taiwan describes life after an earthquake.
The dust was finally settling, but already he could feel a small aftershock, taking place beneath his feet.
Normally, the largest aftershock is about one magnitude unit smaller than the main shock.