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An earthquake fault is a fracture in the earth's crust between two plates of rock. These fractures allow the plates to shift relative to each other along the fault line.

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In geology, a fault is a planar fracture or discontinuity in a volume of rock, across which there ... Energy release associated with rapid movement on active faults is the cause of most earthquakes. A fault plane is the plane that represents the ...

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fault. A fault is a fracture along which the blocks of crust on either side have moved relative to one another parallel to the fracture.

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This database contains information on faults and associated folds in the United States that demonstrate geological evidence of coseismic surface deformation in  ...

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In order to understand the risk that different areas of the U.S. face for earthquake hazards, we first need to know where the faults are and how they behave.

earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/events/1906calif/virtualtour/bayarea.php

Bay Area Faults. The San Francisco Bay Area is transected by a series of subparallel faults that together accommodate the relative motion between the Pacific ...

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A fault line is a fracture along which the crust has moved. Stresses in the crust along New Zealand's plate boundary have broken it into separate fragments or ...

www.earthquakecountry.org/roots/basics.html

This section describes how earthquakes happen and how they are measured. ... An earthquake is caused by a sudden slip on a fault, much like what happens ...

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