The 7.3 magnitude earthquake that hit Nepal on May 12, just weeks after the devastating 7.8 magnitude event, should be classed as an aftershock rather than a second earthquake. Although there are relatively few examples of such big aftershocks in history, the tragic events in Nepal demonstrate that we must always be prepared for them.
|Specialist publication||The Conversation|
|Publisher||The Conversation UK|
|Publication status||Published - 15 May 2015|
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