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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/San_Andreas_Fault

The San Andreas Fault is a continental transform fault that extends roughly 1,200 kilometers ... See also: Calaveras Fault and Hayward Fault Zone .... An array of sensors will be installed to record earthquakes that happen near this area.

discovermagazine.com/2010/apr/12-what-happens-to-ground-at-fault-line

May 13, 2010 ... Faults are breaks in the earth's crust where adjacent sections, or plates, have moved relative to each other. When a lot of slippage happens all ...

www.livescience.com/37052-types-of-faults.html

Sep 25, 2014 ... ... of slip or movement. Descriptions of the three types of faults that cause earthquakes. ... Fault Lines: Facts About Cracks in the Earth. By Becky Oskin, Senior ... What Ever Happened to the Richter Scale? Volcano Facts and ...

www.earthquakecountry.org/roots/basics.html

www.popsci.com/extreme-science-san-andreas

Aug 19, 2015 ... The San Andreas fault, the 800-mile crack in California, could ruin lives ... In a simplified, ideal world, this movement would happen easily and ...

www.geography4kids.com/files/earth_faulting.html

This tutorial introduces plates and fault lines. Other sections ... Folding. Folding happens when two pieces of a plate come together and push against each other.

pubs.usgs.gov/gip/earthq3/safaultgip.html

Nov 30, 2016 ... Many smaller faults branch from and join the San Andreas fault zone. Almost any road cut in the zone shows a myriad of small fractures, fault ...

earthquake.usgs.gov/learn/kids/eqscience.php

An earthquake is what happens when two blocks of the earth suddenly slip past one another. The surface where they slip is called the fault or fault plane. ... A short wiggly line that doesn't wiggle very much means a small earthquake, and a  ...

www.upi.com/Top_News/Opinion/2016/05/11/San-Andreas-fault-is-about-to-crack-heres-what-will-happen-when-it-does/6741462974519

May 11, 2016 ... The San Andreas fault appears to be in a critical state and as such, could ... cables, 39 gas pipes and 141 power line that cross the fault zone.