How Is a Normal Fault Formed?

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A normal fault is formed when forces in the earth's crust pull sides apart. This causes a fault line and the hanging wall will drop.
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Extensional stress that is applied to brittle rocks causes normal faults to form.
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A normal fault is created when an inclined fault in the hanging wall appears to have
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it is the boundary between the Australian and Pacific plates in New Zeland. The Australian Plate is moving north relative the the Pacific Plate moving south. Source(s)
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Zia, 1. If you encounter reduced thickness of a formation it is an indicator of normal fault. It is generally more reliable in case of development phase when you have information
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