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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hayward_Fault_Zone

The Hayward Fault Zone is a geologic fault zone capable of generating significantly destructive earthquakes. This fault is about 74 mi (119 km) long, situated ...

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

May 13, 2010 ... When a lot of slippage happens all at once, the result is a major ... Powerful quakes have lasting impacts on a fault zone, creating new fractures ...

www.earthquakecountry.org/roots/basics.html

This section describes how earthquakes happen and how they are measured. ... A fault is a thin zone of crushed rock separating blocks of the earth's crust.

www.answers.com/Q/What_can_happen_at_a_fracture_or_fault_zone

In geology, a fault or fault line is a planar fracture in rock in which the rock on one side of the fracture has moved with respect to the rock on the other side.

earthquake.usgs.gov/learn/glossary/?term=locked%20fault

locked fault. A locked fault is a fault that is not slipping because frictional resistance on the fault is greater than the shear stress across the fault (it is stuck).

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 ...

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.iris.edu/hq/files/programs/education_and_outreach/aotm/2/EarthquakeFaults_Background.pdf

happens on a discrete area of the fault plane that ... fault,v much like what happens .... vertical as in a strike slip fault or inclined like a subduction zone fault.

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.

www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/1981/10/living-on-the-fault-line/303772

When this happens, there is no gradual distortion of roads, fences, or wineries, ..... Since 1972, construction near fault zones has been controlled by California's  ...