Date :Thursday, January 11th, 2018 | Time : 10:32 |ID: 58048 | Print

Is it necessary to perform the Salaatal-Ayaat for aftershocks? The Grand Ayatollah Sistani’s answer

SHAFAQNA – The Grand Ayatollah Sistani answered questions about the Salaatal-Ayaat for aftershocks (smaller earthquakes following the main shock of a large earthquake).

Question 1: In areas prone to earthquakes where frequent aftershocks occur; is it Wajib to perform the Salaatal Ayaat for every aftershock?

Question 2: How long after the earthquake, must the Salaatal-Ayaat be performed?

Answer 1: If it is felt and they are separated from one another which customarily/usually is counted as another earthquake, according to Wajib precaution must perform the Salaat.

Answer 2: After a moderate amount of time which is usually connected to the time of the earthquake, about 20 minutes after the earthquake.


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