The first empirical law of aftershock decay. Cropped, altered version of the first Omori law fit taken from Omori (1894) – For a brief history of the Omori law, read ‘Revisiting the 1894 Omori Aftershock Dataset with the Stretched Exponential Function’ (Mignan, 2016).

The first empirical law of aftershock decay. Cropped, altered version of the first Omori law fit taken from Omori (1894) - For a brief history of the Omori law, read 'Revisiting the 1894 Omori Aftershock Dataset with the Stretched Exponential Function' (Mignan, 2016).

The first empirical law of aftershock decay. Cropped, altered version of the first Omori law fit taken from Omori (1894) – For a brief history of the Omori law, read ‘Revisiting the 1894 Omori Aftershock Dataset with the Stretched Exponential Function’ (Mignan, 2016).

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Alka Tripathy-Lang is a freelance science writer based in Chandler, Arizona, and holds a Ph.D. in geoscience.
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